Re: Switching the default startup method
]] Andreas Barth
| * Tollef Fog Heen (firstname.lastname@example.org) [090826 08:59]:
| > ]] Alexander Wirt
| > | Luk Claes schrieb am Monday, den 24. August 2009:
| > |
| > | *snip*
| > | > Why would file-rc not work properly with dependency based booting?
| > |
| > | you know what file-rc is doing? You have a configfile where you list
| > | your services and the bootlevels. So we have a configfile here. I
| > | would have to reorder the whole file for dependency based booting, but
| > | how can I do this reliable? And even if I would be able to do this,
| > | this would mean to change a user configuration file which is against
| > | policy.
| > No, it's not. Changing configuration files is fine, as long as you keep
| > any changes the admin has made. I don't see why this would be
| > particularly hard, if insserv has a way to override particular bits?
| Our release policy tells in
| http://release.debian.org/squeeze/rc_policy.txt (please note the
| difference between conffiles and configuration files)
I don't see anything in section 3 that makes it a bug for file-rc to
update its own configuration file, as long as the admin's changes are kept?
Tollef Fog Heen
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