Bug#132542: sysvinit: please make /etc/init.d/rcS a conffile

Roger Leigh rleigh at codelibre.net
Thu Dec 20 08:25:18 GMT 2018

On 19/12/2018 23:40, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
> control: tags -1 +moreinfo
> [2015-12-01 23:07] Petter Reinholdtsen <pere at hungry.com>
>> In my view, /etc/init.d/rc and /etc/init.d/rcS should not be
>> conffiles.  They should be moved to /lib/init/ instead.
> Dear co-maintainers, what about actually moving /etc/init.d/{rc,rcS}
> into /lib/init and adding symbolic links?
> Any objections to this approach?

Not from me.  They aren't conffiles, and /lib/init is as good a place as 
any, unless you wanted to put them into /bin.  Ideally they would be 
best placed in /libexec, but this is banned in Debian for some dubious 
historical reasons.


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