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Re: not starting a daemon upon installation

Quoting Tomas Pospisek (2020-03-07 21:30:33)
> tldr: why is not having a daemon started on install so involved? Can't 
> there be a better way?

> It /seems/ that the "official" way to achieve "not starting a daemon 
> upon installation" is to use `dpkg-divert` to overwrite `policy-rc.d` 
> with a script that exits with 101.
> This to me seems again like a awkward, byzantine and brittle way to
> achieve that goal.

Are you familiar with helper packages to do that for you - e.g. 
policy-rcd-declarative and policyrcd-script-zg2?

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