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

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 04:53:52PM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Osamu Aoki wrote:
> >>
> >>> 5. chkconfig works well with the new insserv.
> >> Could you elaborate on that? What's the problem with sysv-rc-conf and
> >> insserv?
> > 
> > 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.
> > 
> > Osamu
> > 
> I don't have any objections against chkconfig being packaged for Debian.
> I simply wanted to know, why Peter considers it superiour to other
> alternatives and if I should reconsider using sysv-rc-conf (which I have
> used and recommended to others up until now).
> If insserv is really enabled by default for lenny, and chkconfig is the
> only tool working properly with insserv, then we should recommend
> chkconfig over other tools.
> Cheers,
> Michael

Me either.  My comment location was a bit confusing.

As long as new tool is better maintained and have less problem (floating
servce handling, protection from system shutdown with multiple key
inputs, ....) I would love to get new tool.  I am curious too.

When packaging this new tool, please check if this new tool suffer
proplem reported to sysv-rc-conf.


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