Bug#438779: boinc-client: update of package should not start new version automatically

Frank S. Thomas frank at thomas-alfeld.de
Thu Aug 30 16:49:26 UTC 2007

Moin moin Steffen!

On Sunday 19 August 2007, Steffen Moeller wrote:
> This is more a reminder for myself than a real bug report. I though it
> was preferable to start the client post installation only
>  * when there was no prior installation of boinc-client
>  * there was a prior installation and it was running when the update
>    was initiated.

Do you know of any other package that behaves like this?

> The szenario that I just ran into was that I had donated
> a colleague the machine for his computations, /etc/init.d/boind stopped
> for that and then did apt-get -u dist-upgrade. Boinc-client was started
> but I should have asked at least.

Would it be asked too much to set ENABLED="0" in /etc/default/boinc-client 
after stopping the client? This would prevent the start of the client at boot 
time and after upgrades by just disabling the init script completely.

Viele Grüße,
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