Bug#601054: add comments to /etc/init.d/.depend.* saying what program put them there

Jesse Smith jsmith at resonatingmedia.com
Tue Mar 5 00:59:55 GMT 2019

On 2/4/19 7:22 AM, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
> [2019-02-02 11:38] Jesse Smith <jsmith at resonatingmedia.com>
>> On 2/2/19 6:26 AM, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
>>> I believe we already discussed this issue and came to conclusion, that
>>> the right thing to do would be to generate .depends files in
>>> /var/lib/insserv and adjust `startpar' accordingly.
>> Someone suggested doing this, it was an option on the table. But no
>> agreement has been come to so far as I know.
> I take off my Debian hat, and as regular user ask you, upstream
> maintainer, can you please .depends files from /etc/ to /var, to improve
> compliance with FHS.

This how now been done upstream and it will be implemented in the next
releases of insserv and startpar.  Both programs will default to using
/var in the future, with a legacy option to use /etc if the
administration wishes.

- Jesse

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