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Re: And now for something completely different... etch!

Le jeudi 09 juin 2005 à 18:03 +0200, Wouter Verhelst a écrit :
> > How would these runlevels be "wasted"? We're only talking about the
> > default configuration, not about something a system administrator
> > couldn't change.
> In theory.
> In practice, many third-party applications will make assumptions about
> the availability and configuration of runlevels, and will break horribly
> if anything is different from what they expect; this has happened on
> those RedHat systems that I've tried this on.

If they already exist, they're likely to check for a Debian system, and
to make Debian-specific assumptions about the runlevel configuration, so
the problem is the same.

Furthermore, I don't think basing our decisions on what broken,
third-party software can do is a good idea.
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