Bug#619409: insserv: /etc/init.d/.depend.* represent state, not configuration; please move to /lib

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Sun Dec 16 07:41:48 GMT 2018

[2011-03-23 09:33] Josh Triplett <josh at joshtriplett.org>
> insserv generates makefile snippets in /etc/init.d/.depend.* with
> dependency information for init scripts.  This doesn't represent
> configuration information, nor can the user modify it.  Thus, it should
> go somewhere else on the root filesystem, such as /lib/insserv/depend.*
> ..  That would avoid the need to ignore them in etckeeper, or care about
> the differences between successive versions.

Sounds reasonable.

Jesse, would it be hard to implement and would it cause painful

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