Bug#975591: update-rc.d disable

Ian Jackson ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Sun Dec 20 23:16:04 GMT 2020

Thorsten Glaser writes ("Bug#975591: update-rc.d disable"):
> On Sun, 20 Dec 2020, Tom H wrote:
> > It depends what's meant by "disable".
> Which part of “disable an init script” did you not understand?

This is really rather rude.  It seemed to me that Tom was asking
reasonable questions.  People must be allowed to have a
misapprehension without getting this kind of obnoxious reply.

> It means “do not call this init script in any runlevel”,

Tom, my apologies.

> which *ought* to be very obvious.I

I have come into the middle of this conversation and am missing many
technical details (and am full of wine) but: ISTM that a "disable"
action which stopsprevents init script from stopping an already-
running daemon is rather odd.  Perhaps Tom H assumed that that
wouldn't be the case, or something.

Anyway, there is no excuse for this kind of behaviour towards xsomeone
who is trying to collaburate with us to make things work properly.


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