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Re: Idea: about package installation under chroot.

On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 08:58:22PM -0300, Jorge L. deLyra wrote:
> > > 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...

> 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

At least some of these packages call /etc/init.d/<package> start *only* if
invoke-rc.d cannot be found.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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