Proposed release goal for Squeeze: Switch to dependency based boot sequencing

Michael Biebl biebl at
Fri Apr 17 17:27:50 UTC 2009

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Apr 2009, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> I think, one missing piece is a proper interface for updating init
>> script priorities (if the depencies or the list of runlevel changes) in
>> a policy compliant way.
> There is no such interface in this case (if we had one, insserv would have
> to make it a no-op).  You have to edit the initscript metadata directly
> (because it is embedded in comment headers on the initscript itself) to do
> such changes, then tell the system to rebuild the initscript dependency
> tree.

How do you do that exactly while preserving local modifications?
Do you propose maintainer scripts should add special case code for insserv?


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