[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 23:46:02 UTC 2013

On 05/03/2013 01:39 AM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
>  > 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?

Add to that the following excerpt from the README [1]:

 > To be on the save side, the alternate "rc" only prints the commands
 > it would execute for now.
 > The disadvantages (which don't apply to the method with links) as far
 > as I can see them:
 >      * Modifications require the whole file to be rewritten, which
 >        is a source for errors.

So file-rc looks rather like a bit experimental to me and this bug 
should not qualify as a release blocker in my opinion.


 > [1] https://github.com/formorer/file-rc/blob/master/README

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