[File-rc-users] Bug#706651: [file-rc]: Overwrites the changes you've made in runlevel.conf.

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Thu May 2 23:39:12 UTC 2013

 > If you reconfigure, install or uninstall any package that needs to
 > write to /etc/runlevel.conf, the complete boot sequence will set to
 > the default and you will lose all your changes.

 From the package description, it seems that this behavior is rather by 
design, isn't it?

"The package will automatically convert your existing symlinks into the 
file method on installation, and convert the file back into symlinks on 
removal. Both mechanisms are compatible through /etc/init.d/rc, 
/etc/init.d/rcS, /usr/sbin/update-rc.d, and /usr/sbin/invoke-rc.d scripts."

I honestly don't see the point in file-rc though. I don't think throwing 
the whole contents of rc*.d into one file makes things easier to maintain.


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