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Re: Extending the update-rc.d API to change runlevel and disable scripts?

On Friday 25 April 2008 06:24:41 pm Russ Allbery wrote:
> Yes please.  Another desperately needed feature is a query interface that
> will tell you exactly the current state of a given init script, for use by
> other automated tools.  Currently, Puppet hacks around this in some really
> ugly ways since there's no good interface for this.

you mean like invoke-rc.d --query ?

otherwise, yes i think it would be quite useful to have those features, as i 
regularly see people recommending users in #debian the *wrong* thing to do to 
disable a service with the existing update-rc.d implementation.

either that or have something like chkconfig/insserv installed by default.


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