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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 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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