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Re: enable/disable flags in /etc/default

On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 04:26:23PM +0100, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 4:16 PM, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> >> Isn't update-rc.d the way to configure the rc.d scripts?

> > No, it's a way for *maintainer scripts* to manage init scripts.

> >> Or am I old-fashioned.

> > You are using an interface that was never meant for administrator use.
> > Nowadays there's an 'update-rc.d enable/disable', but even that, I think,
> > was intended to be a backend for the 'service' command.

> So what *is* the proper UI?

The sensible abstraction for this is 'service' - but it doesn't appear that
service has support for enable/disable yet :(

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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