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Re: patch to update-rc.d

On Mon, 20 Dec 2004, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> Again, if we go for a dependency based system for edge it's not
> really useful to build all kinds of new tools for the current
> system.

User tools are always useful, not everyone will want to switch for the
dependency-based system...

> OTOH, perhaps it will turn out that LSB/LCC support means we must
> keep the current system and cannot move to dependency-based at all.
> I don't know. This needs a lot more thought, but not right now though.

There are ways to have a numerical-priority-based chain inside a dependency
system, at least for stuff that is non-system-critical.  But yes, let's
release Sarge and then get the ball going into a proper dependency-based
system and the necessary glue to get it to work well with our packaging

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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