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Re: Bug#475361: ITP: chkconfig -- system tool to enable or disable system services

Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 10. April 2008 schrieb Michael Biebl:
>> What's the advantage over exisiting tools like sysv-rc-conf?
> 1. chkconfig works solely on the command line.

sysv-rc-conf has both a command line interface and a ncurses based
I don't see, why command-line only should be an advantage.

> 2. sysv-rc-conf is mostly unmaintained and broken for some (of my) practical 
> uses.

Do you have any references (e.g. bug numbers). sysv-rc-conf seems to
work fine for me.

> 3. chkconfig is simpler and more convenient.

Could you elaborate on that.

sysv-rc-conf $service on|off

is very convenient and I'm not sure if it can be made any simpler.

> 4. chkconfig is well known for users coming from Red Hat and SUSE.


> 5. chkconfig works well with the new insserv.

Could you elaborate on that? What's the problem with sysv-rc-conf and


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