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Re: Switching the default startup method

Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt <he@ftwca.de> writes:
> Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.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 (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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