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Re: solving the network-manager-in-gnome problem

On 22.07.2012 11:43, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 12:04:36PM +0100, Wookey wrote:
>> 3) Network manager should have an /etc/default/ ENABLE/DISABLE switch
>> (as wicd does)
> I'm not a network-manager fan myself, but please do not do this.
> ENABLE/DISABLE switches are *ugly*, as their effect is not limited to
> boottime changes. Especially in case of packages who ship with such a
> variable set to disable by default, this is very annoying.

Completely agreed. Those ENABLE switches need to die.
As long as I maintain this package, it will certainly not get such a switch.

> If you don't want an initscript to run at boottime, just move the
> symlink from S* to K*, and that'll work -- also across package updates.

Right, or just use update-rc.d <service> disable, which basically does
just that.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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