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Re: Faster shutdown and the ubuntu "multiuser" update-rc.d extention

On ven, 2008-01-04 at 21:58 +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> I am unable to understand your argument.  You seem to claim that
> because some daemons need a shutdown script, those that do _not_ need
> a shutdown script but would work fine by just being killed should keep
> their shutdown scripts, and that do not make sense to me.  Daemons
> without the need to update state on disk during shutdown (like for
> example gpsd and xfs), do not need more than a signal to die.  There
> is no need to give them a grace period.

I do hope there are better examples than a confidential application and
a useless daemon that has been deprecated for years, to justify messing
with dh_installinit and update-rc.d as you are proposing.

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