Re: Bug#475361: ITP: chkconfig -- system tool to enable or disable system services
I can mention old bug...
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 02:25:14PM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> 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.
#285850 and all bugs realted to floating service. Most of these bugs
are around 2-3 years old.
> > 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
Really, I do not use neither but when I was updating Debian Reference
for newbie, I thought such tool should help. There were more oroblem
using it for me. I use mc for such task when I feel lazy on typing.