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Re: Standard way to disable services

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 10:58:26PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Jul 2008, Franklin PIAT wrote:
> > I haven't investigated it, but I wonder if it isn't the sane way to have
> > complex dependency (à  la LSB) stored in one place, and system admin
> > preference in another place.
> Well, policy-rc.d is obeyed by invoke-rc.d, and therefore, by all maintainer
> scripts.
> But manually trying to run the initscript will still work.
> And sysv-init will STILL run it.  If you want it to not run on runlevel
> changes/boot, you NEED to use a K link, or you need to disable it in
> whatever alternative initscript you use (such as file-rc, runit, etc).
Why don't we let sysv-init (at least optionally) use policy-rc.d?
 -- Guido

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