Bug#975591: Canonical method to locally disable an init script?

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Mon Nov 23 23:19:18 GMT 2020

On Mon, 23 Nov 2020, Jesse Smith wrote:

> I'm the upstream insserv maintainer. The insserv program already has a

This is probably for http://bugs.debian.org/975591 then.

> flag for disabling warnings like the ones you are seeing. The "-q" or
> "--silent" flag should prevent the warnings about runlevels from being

Adding that flag would maybe make sense for the manual-disable
call. But the warning is also output during package installations,
where you most definitively do NOT want to silence any warnings.

> Ask them to pass the "--silent" flag to insserv and the warnings should
> disappear.

Too much would disappear there, though.

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