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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      : :' :
                                                                      `. `' 

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