Re: Switching the default startup method
]] Andreas Barth
| * Tollef Fog Heen (firstname.lastname@example.org) [090826 16:12]:
| > ]] Andreas Barth
| > | 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?
| As long as that file isn't marked as conffile, that is correct.
Given we're talking about file-rc's /etc/rcN.d/* equivalent (which is a
single file), can not be conffile.
| (Of course, "keeping the admin changes" includes to me "there must be
| no information loss during the handling", which leads to "there needs
| to be a way to undo the change". And none of these sentences is
| specific to file-rc or any of the other tools and packages discussed
| in this thread.)
(I think I'm missing your point here, since you started quoting the RC
policy at me essentially retelling me the same thing I said in my first
message, and now you're doing it again.)
Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are