Re: removing in postrm rc*.d symlinks that I did not create
On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 12:53:27AM -0500, sean finney wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 12:34:21AM +0100, Nicolas Boullis wrote:
> > But a user felt concerned that, in the future, he may remove the package
> > and forget to delete the links. Then I thought I could remove the links
> > in postrm on purge, considering they are part of the package's
> > configuration (their absence being the default configuration).
> if the package is removed, the init script should just exit with 0
> status. removing the links during purge would also be appropriate.
So you think lintian is wrong to complain?
> you could also install the links by default, but have some other
> variable in /etc/default/$package control whether or not it actually
> starts (i think somebody else has mentioned this too).
Yes, I know such solutions but don't like them much. But if "my"
solution is proved to be wrong, I'll implement such a workaround...