Re: solving the network-manager-in-gnome problem
On 2012-07-23 15:55:27 +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Vincent Lefevre
> > On 2012-07-23 10:21:04 +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > > ]] Vincent Lefevre
> > >
> > > > OK, if Debian plans to support other init systems, that's fine.
> > >
> > > It already does.
> > Not really, or at least not in a nice way, because sysvinit is
> > an essential package.
> How is that relevant? Don't we support pax just because tar is
But installing pax won't remove tar, while...
# apt-get install -s upstart
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
The following packages will be REMOVED:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libnih-dbus1 libnih1 upstart
WARNING: The following essential packages will be removed.
This should NOT be done unless you know exactly what you are doing!
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 1 to remove and 17 not upgraded.
Remv sysvinit [2.88dsf-28]
> > Also, I don't see any init system that provides the same feature as
> > ENABLE/DISABLE (i.e. together with other configuration options of the
> > service, such as the port on which the daemon will listen).
> You might want to look again, then, there are multiple ways to disable a
> daemon using systemd units.
OK, the package description of systemd by mentioning the rcN.d links.
I had the impression they were still used.
Also, it seems that to disable a daemon using systemd units, one needs
these native files. But many packages don't provide them. So, real
systemd support isn't really there.
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