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Re: install daemon without starting it

On Mon, 06 Apr 2009 03:44:11 -0500
Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@ieee.org> wrote:


>         See, there are two equally viable options here. Use debconf to
>  configure the daemon, so most people can install, answer questions, and
>  be on their merry way --- or not start and let the user configure it as
>  they will.
>         Some like it one way, some the other. What the maintainr has to
>  judge  is which set of users to please, since you can't please
>  everyone. 

But what harm would there be in inserting a debconf question asking the
user if the daemon should be started automatically?  That should please
all users, except for those who will be really annoyed by having to
answer one additional question ...

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