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.
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