Steve Langasek wrote: > On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 10:10:36AM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote: >> Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote: >>> Michael Biebl <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >>>> Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote: > >>>> The diff for the debian related changes is in debian.diff.gz > >>> + # update init script symlinks for new runlevels and priorities for upgrades >>> + # from older versions >>> + if dpkg --compare-versions "$2" lt-nl 0.6.22-4; then >>> + echo "Reinstalling init script for new runlevels and priorities ..." >&2 >>> + # remove old init script symlinks; dh_installinit adds the proper >>> + # update-rc.d snippet later on >>> + update-rc.d -f avahi-daemon remove >/dev/null >>> + fi > >>> Dude. That's going to remove all my carefully renamed >>> /etc/rc.d/K??avahi-daemon links, just to replace them with new >>> start links. Not nice. > >> There is no better way to do that unfortunately. update-rc.d has no API >> to update and preserve existing configuration. >> Please keep in mind, that we have to support other systems like file-rc. > >> The above approach is recommend by the sysvinit maintainer and commonly >> used. > > I guess that would be the same sysvinit maintainer who wants people to > migrate off of sysv-rc to a dependency-based init system... > > Commonly used or not (I've had to change init script sequences before, and > I've certainly never done it this way!), it does stomp on local changes to > the runlevel settings. I don't see why the needs of a handful of file-rc > users should outweigh the needs of everyone using the *standard* way to > disable services. > Been there, done that. There is no way to satisfy everyone. Question is, if there are more users out there that use file-rc / insserv or have disabled/modified avahi-daemon start symlinks (which usually only knowledgeable users will do). Please keep in mind that insserv was confirmed as a release goal, so what should I do? I'm open to better suggestions. See also: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=466503 Cheers, Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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