Re: policy-rc.d confusion (was: not starting packages at boot)
On Tue, 25 Jan 2005, Marc Haber wrote:
> So policy-rc.d needs to be in /usr/local, or we have a FHS violation.
Please request that we enhance invoke-rc.d to look on /usr/local first,
then (through a wishlist bug). Looks like a good idea at first glance.
> Additionally, the requirement of going through the alternatives system
> for policy-rc.d selection is somewhat mis-placed, because it suggests
> to me that policy-rc.d is meant to come in via package as well.
It is. As Debian infrastructure, it has to be very packaging-friendly.
> Can somebody please enlighten me?
Yes. Nobody wrote-AND-packaged a general use policy-rc.d yet, but work is
being done in that area. Stuff like pbuilder already uses it inside the
chroots. It is meant to be packaged. Running /usr/local/sbin/policy-rc.d
might be quite the wortwhile addition to invoke-rc.d
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