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Re: enable/disable support in /usr/sbin/service

On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 01:21:02PM +0100, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > In particular, considering the possibility of other init systems coming
> > (see #591791), would /usr/sbin/service enable/disable still be a proper,
> > init-system-independent, abstraction?
> I don't see a problem in shipping my own server implementation with file-rc
> is neccessary. 

As Tollef points out, there needs to be a way to make sure that running
'service disable' while one system is running doesn't cause the service to
be reenabled when changing init / rc systems.  So this needs to be centrally
maintained, somehow.

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