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Re: Idea: about package installation under chroot.



> > I was not aware of this structure, but it seems to relate to controlling
> > the start of damons during boot or changes in runlevel. I do not see how
> > this will prevent a package that has a
> >
> > /etc/init.d/<daemon> start
> Well if they do they won't work on file-rc system , so are already broken ...

Then there are many such broken packages. I just counted about 40 both in
the sarge system closest at hand and in a woody server. The list includes
many important packages, see lists below.  Looks like this policy has not
been followed very much...
							Cheers,

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        Jorge L. deLyra,  Associate Professor of Physics
            The University of Sao Paulo,  IFUSP-DFMA
       For more information: finger delyra@latt.if.usp.br
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woody: acct adjtimex anacron and apache at autofs bind console-common cron
dqs gom gpm ircd isapnptools junkbuster kbd libc6 linuxlogo lprng makedev
mrouted netkit-inetd nfs-common nfs-kernel-server nis ntop ntp-simple
ntpdate portmap ppp procps quota rwhod setserial spamassassin ssh sudo
sysstat upsd xfs xpilot-server xtell

sarge: anacron and apache apache-common at autofs binfmt-support
console-common console-tools cron dhcp3-server exim4-base
exim4-daemon-light gom hpoj isapnptools libdevmapper1 lprng makedev
nbd-client nbd-server netkit-inetd nfs-common nfs-kernel-server nis
ntp-server ntpdate nut portmap procps queue quota rsync rwhod setserial
ssh sudo wu-ftpd xprt-common xtell




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