[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] policy-rc.d doesn't work?

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Mon Apr 22 13:14:07 UTC 2013

[Bob Proulx]
> Then according to the docs no daemons should be started.  But when I
> reboot all daemons are running normally.  In spite of the policy-rc.d
> script the init scripts were all still run.

policy-rc.d is invoked by update-rc.d when a package is installed and
removed, and not by the individual init.d scripts when the machine or
service is started.

> What am I missing?

Clear documentation, I suspect. :)

Happy hacking
Petter Reinholdtsen

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