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Re: Service stopping in prerm considered harmful



On 23-Mar-08, 03:05 (CDT), Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote: 
> We can be more explicit about what it means to be "sensible", of course, but
> I don't see how anyone would argue that throwing an error when the service
> is already stopped would be ok.

I've had bug reports closed with *exactly* that argument (although it's
been years). The contention is that since the init script didn't take
the action, it's an error. So perhaps more specifity is required.

Steve

-- 
Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net


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