Bug#846608: shibboleth-sp2-utils: shibd.service is installed disabled, unlike init script

Russ Allbery rra at debian.org
Mon Dec 5 21:36:15 UTC 2016

Etienne Dysli-Metref <etienne.dysli-metref at switch.ch> writes:
> On 02/12/16 16:22, Etienne Dysli-Metref wrote:

>> I would expect the shibd service to be enabled to start at boot 
>> during installation.

> I was unable to find an answer in the Debian policy about whether to
> enable services at boot, section 9.3 [1] isn't clear about this. I
> propose we enable shibd at installation time with dh_systemd [2] to keep
> the behaviour of previous versions. What do you think?

General Debian policy is to enable all services at boot by default.  So
yes, this is the correct approach.

Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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