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Re: Request for Comments: Standardize enabling/disabling of system services

Hi there!

On Thu, 02 Apr 2009 16:11:14 +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Thu,02.Apr.09, 13:12:25, Patrick Schoenfeld wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 06:05:48PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
>> > > I think that renaming and/or removing the init script symlinks is the
>> > > Right Thing To Do, but the tools we have for doing this are awful.  I
>> > > think it would be a great solution if update-rc.d gained the following
>> > > features:
>> > 
>> > I think this should be a separate program, reserving update-rc.d for
>> > maintainer script use.  But please, not 'chkconfig', which is an entirely
>> > unintuitive name. :)
>> ACK. What speaks against 'service'? :)
> Too generic? Maybe something like 'debserv' would be better, because 
> it's Debian specific.

Maybe I am wrong, but since (most of) the Debian-specific tools to deal
with rc.d scripts end in -rc.d, why not 'service-rc.d'?

Just my 0.02CHF.

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

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