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Re: enable/disable flags in /etc/default

On 2011-03-02 20:54 +0100, Steve Langasek wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 03:42:28PM +0200, Faidon Liambotis wrote:
>> Also, while we're at update-rc.d's documentation, that particular
>> manpage says:
>> >        Example of disabling a service:
>> >           update-rc.d -f foobar remove
>> >           update-rc.d foobar stop 20 2 3 4 5 .
>> Have you tried that recently? It doesn't work in squeeze systems.
> Sounds like a bug; has anyone filed it?


>> On the other hand, update-rc.d has enable/disable since squeeze, but
>> this is considered an unstable interface, AFAIK.
> Hmm.  I don't think update-rc.d is the right place for this anyway (we
> should fix things to have proper layering so that 'update-rc.d' is
> exclusively an internal package interface, and 'service' is exclusively an
> admin interface), but where do you see that update-rc.d enable/disable is an
> unstable interface?  It's not documented as such in the manpage.

See Kel's reply in the above bug report.


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