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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...


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