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Re: Standard way to disable services

On Sat, 26 Jul 2008 19:27:27 +0200
Luk Claes <luk@debian.org> wrote:

> Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 02:11:26PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> >> Le samedi 26 juillet 2008 à 13:18 +0200, Harald Braumann a écrit :
> >>> quite often I just want to disable a service in /etc/init.d. But
> >>> there doesn't seem to be a standard way to do that.
> > 
> >> The standard way is to remove the symlinks in /etc/rc?.d
> > 
> > No, the standard way is to *rename* the S symlinks to K symlinks.
> One draw back is that it's not obvious what used to be an S link if
> you want to reenable them, that's why I rename them to s symlinks...

That's what sysv-rc-conf takes care of. It saves information about the
original symlinks, so you can restore them later.


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