Re: not starting packages at boot
On Sun, Jan 23, 2005 at 10:53:48AM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> /etc/default/foo. I could tolerate it if packaged defaulted *on*, but it
> seems the habit is to default off. And more importangly, as others have
> said (every single time this comes up), there is an *existing* mechanism
> to accomplish this that doesn't require modifying every daemon package:
> invoke-rc.d and policy-rc.d.
The main case where this sort of thing is useful is the case where the
package can't be shipped with a sane default configuration for some
reason and the init script can't detect this situation.
"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."