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Re: handling runlevels independently with update-rc.d

On Wednesday 02 June 2004 21:40, Monique Y. Mudama wrote:
> On 2004-06-01, Sebastian Kügler penned:

> > 1) What would you recommend to create the symlinks in the various
> > runlevels, what is the preferred way of manipulating the runlevel stuff?
> > a)ln -s
> > b)update-rc.d

> > 2) If I remove all symlinks in all runlevels (basically "update-rc.d -f
> > proftpd remove"), create a startup link ("update-rc.d proftpd start 50
> > 4 ."), creating a stop link fails with the following output:

> update-rc.d is used extensively in debian package configuration, where
> it's important not to clobber the sysadmin's choices every time the
> package is upgraded.

That's the bit I was looking for.

> It's probably easier to use `ln -s` than to get update-rc.d working as
> you would like.

I am now using symlinking rather than update-rc.d, and it seems to work fine.

Thanks both for your replies.

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