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Re: not starting packages at boot

On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 08:15:52AM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 18:01:46 -0600, Steve Greenland
> <steveg@moregruel.net> wrote:
> >On 24-Jan-05, 03:45 (CST), Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> wrote: 
> >> Last time I looked, invoke-rc.d was not yet a requirement to be used
> >> by packages. As far as I remember, it is for sarge, but not for woody
> >> and thus unuseable on woody, right?
> >> 
> >> Do we already have packages that provide policy-rc.d? A quick apt-get
> >> search didn't show any.
> >
> >At present, the standard way to control this to edit the symlinks (or
> >runlevel.conf, if using file-rc). This is good, because '/etc/init.d/foo start'
> >still works.
> >
> >The standard for the future is invoke-rc.d. If a package doesn't support
> >this, then the thing to do is to submit a wishlist bug for invoke-rc.d
> >support, NOT create some new ad-hoc method.
> I am not a native speaker, but to me it looks like your message
> doesn't fit the questions I asked.

Steve answered your first question.  The second question makes no sense,
since policy-rc.d is supposed to be written by the administrator to fit
their local policy.

- Matt

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