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

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 01:01:25PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:

> > (3) Substituting diferentiated runlevels by the old, 3-runlevel
> > scheme is relatively easy, as it is to create otherwise customized
> > runlevels, independently of where one comes from. So, why not?

>         It is work, and most users seem to not care. The few that do,
>  often do not agree with each other about what a run level schema
>  oughty to look like.

There's pretty strong agreement, actually, that it should look like the one
used by Red Hat et al., which is clearly defined and has a long history...

> > IE, IMHO, Debian should adopt the 6-runlevel scheme dictated by the
> > LSB (0=off, 1=single, 2=multi,no-net, 3=multi, 4=5=multi+DM,
> > 6=reboot) because (1) it's praxis to the other distros, (2) it's in
> > the LSB and (3) there is no good reason not to.

> 	Shrug. Talk to the people whoi do the work, then, or those
>  responsible for these packages.

So you would have the maintainers of the display manager packages implement
these changes unilaterally?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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