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Re: removing in postrm rc*.d symlinks that I did not create


On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 09:32:08AM +0100, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> Well, you could have a message saying that you need to enable foo and a
> 'force-start' action that started it regardless of what's in /etc/default.

That might be a solution. Users would certainly be less confused, but 
some scripts they would have written would still be...

> Moreover, the script could check if it's being called on startup (it's name 
> is 'SXXXX') and heed the default value and start anyway if called from the 
> command line.

I think such a solution was suggested in an ancient thread, and it was 
concluded that it would not work with file-rc...

> There are plenty of ways to avoid that confusion.

There certainly are some workarounds, but my initial question is still 
unanswered: is it ok to remove the links if I did not create them but 
told the user how to create them?


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