Re: not starting packages at boot
* Dan Jacobson
| Not starting apache2 - edit /etc/default/apache2 and change NO_START to be 0.
| Now that maintainers realized that one might like a package installed,
| but perhaps only plans to use it unoften, it only makes sense for not
| starting at boot to be offered as a friendly configuration option,
| instead of needing some devious guerilla techniques to thwart the
| packages starting.
I hope you know that you are way off into the scenery with your
explanation here. At least for apache2. NO_START is used by the
maintainer scripts in the case of there already being an httpd running
when a2 is installed. We might
Yeah, and changing it with dpkg-reconfigure is not supported and
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are : :' :