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Re: Some more port closing questions

On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 08:24:50AM +0900, sen_ml@eccosys.com wrote:
> Hi,
> From: Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com>
> Subject: Re: Some more port closing questions
> Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 16:21:18 -0700
> > Quoting sen_ml@eccosys.com (sen_ml@eccosys.com):
> > 
> > > Kind of off-topic here, but I've been wondering for a while [1] whether
> > > the portmap package would be made to not install by default.
> > 
> > I'd been wondering the same thing.  Beyond that, I've been hoping that,
> > at some point in the future, Debian won't cause network daemons to
> > autostart in the default runlevel just because they've been installed.
> > E.g., maybe the dpkg --configure step could prompt for that decision.
> Ah, that would be nice too.  I know that the first thing I usually do
> when I boot my laptop is to stop a bunch of daemons that started
> up at boot (-;
Apart from the starting by default issue: Why not just remove the appropriate symlinks S*
in the directory /etc/rc2.d/ (or whatever runlevel you get into by default).

Keep the scripts in /etc/init.d so you can start them by hand later.


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