Bug#975591: update-rc.d disable

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 07:09:35 GMT 2020

On Mon, Dec 21, 2020 at 12:16 AM Ian Jackson
<ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> 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.

Many thanks, but I'm OK with being called clueless :)

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