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Re: RFC: update-rc.d <script> disable|reenable

Kel Modderman wrote:
> Hi all,
> This email describes an extension of update-rc.d to provide an interface
> for disabling and reenabling initscript sysvinit runlevel start links.

Hi again,

thinking more about it, I think a function "is-enabled" would be quite
This would allow to query the init system in a defined way, if a given
service is enabled or disabled.

Another idea would be, to define a new update-rc.d function called
"status", which would return either "running, not running or disabled".
There were some efforts recently, to add a status action to the init
scripts, which would be a prerequiste of such a new interface to work


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