Re: Switching the default startup method
Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt <email@example.com> writes:
> Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 09:34:42PM +0200, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
>>> There is no good reason to break non-insserv setups, and it is not
>>> hard to allow other configurations to live on - just moving insserv to
>>> recommends would do the job! We have supported regular sysv-rc and
>>> file-rc for years, why should we just stop now?
>> Because both of these systems make our maintainer scripts fragile and
>> should be deprecated.
> How is calling update-rc.d making our maintainer scripts fragile?
It's the things that update-rc.d doesn't support directly that are a
problem, like moving start numbers.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>