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Re: enable/disable flags in /etc/default

On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 09:44:07PM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Harald Dunkel 
> (This is from bug #602490, but it's more of a generic problem)
> | Would it be possible to add an "enable" flag to
> | /etc/default/nagios3 to control if the daemon is
> | started at boot time?
> I'd like us to decide on a policy about enable/disable flags in
> /etc/default in general.  Either all daemons should have them or no
> daemons should have them, and if we have them, I think we should have
> the value in the default file should be standardised.
> Personally, I'd rather we didn't have them, as this is supposed to be
> controlled by the rcN.d links and if that interface is too hard for
> people we should fix that rather than invent multiple ways of disabling
> daemons, but the current mess is, well, a mess.

There are related bugs like #126533 + merged ones, #546580


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