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Re: Is an init required to obey policy-rc.d during boot ?

On 4/23/20 1:42 AM, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Am 23.04.20 um 00:43 schrieb Thomas Goirand:
>> On 4/22/20 4:11 PM, Sam Hartman wrote:
>>> And a native interface for a sysadmin overriding that (masking).
>> Unless I'm mistaking, that's not useful if you want to disable starting
>> the daemon before installing it (ie: before the .service exists in the
>> system).
> Your assumption is wrong. You can mask a service before installing a package
> - systemctl mask foo.service (will issue a warning that foo.service
> doesn't exist but will proceed)
> - apt install foo (shipping a foo.service)
> → foo.service will not be started

Good to know, thanks!


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