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Re: Bug#727708: tech-ctte: Decide which init system to default to in Debian.

* Thorsten Glaser:

> On Thu, 31 Oct 2013, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> Curiously, a lot of system administrators do not do this correctly
>> using sysvinit, causing system daemons to start unexpectedly after
>> installing package updates.
> What *is* the correct way, anyway?

Renaming the S symlinks to K symlinks.  update-rc.d is intended for
packaging scripts only.

> So I ended up writing 'exit 0' as the first line into the
> respective /etc/default/ file to disable them… or changing
> the initscript directly (also 'exit 0' as first line after
> the shebang), leading to conffile prompts.

Yes, that's what I usually do as well because it's more reliable.

As far as I'm concerned, this is the number one reason why the Debian
init system needs an overhaul.

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