[systemd-devel] Services enabled by default?
xerxes2 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 07:52:05 PDT 2010
On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 4:36 PM, Michael Biebl <mbiebl at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/9/20 Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri <barbieri at profusion.mobi>:
> > - do we really need to install 6 getty services by default? can't we
> > just install one and people that don't like to use 1 + screen enable
> > more? It is a PITA to remove the links after every installation of
> > systemd :-/
> Why are the re-enabled? Is that a limitation of rpm re-creating those
> links in /etc?
> That said, "systemctl enable" should be more intelligent: When called
> in a postinst, it should not re-enable a service that was disabled by
> a user, unless you explicitly use something like a --force parameter.
Usually when you upgrade a package postinst is not called, "postupgrade" is.
So I don't think there is a need for making systemctl remember that. To do
that there would have to be a systemd "database" of some kind but I'm not
sure of that adding such complexity is necessary.
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