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Re: How to disable services at startup... and keep them so.

On 2010-12-09 09:59 +0100, Tom H wrote:

> Even though someone posted earlier in this thread that updates respect
> editing "/etc/init.d" files, I'm not convinced that all packages
> behave that way.

Every package that does not is RC-buggy; I don't think there are many
such bugs.

> It's safer to use insserv's override mechanism.

It's also more convenient.  If you edit the script itself, dpkg will
pester you with its conffile prompt every time the maintainer changes
something in the script.


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