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[openFATE 310945] extend chkconfig to dbus services
  • From: fate_noreply@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 12:40:25 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <feature-310945-4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Feature changed by: Ludwig Nussel (lnussel)
Feature #310945, revision 4
Title: extend chkconfig to dbus services

openSUSE-11.4: New
Priority
Requester: Important

openSUSE Distribution: New
Priority
Requester: Important

Requested by: Ludwig Nussel (lnussel)
Partner organization: openSUSE.org

Description:
chkconfig can be used to enable/disable init scripts and [x]inetd
services. e.g. chkconfig vsftpd on -> disable xinetd config and turns
on vsftpd init script chkconfig vsftpd xinetd -> turns off init script
and enable xinetd config chkconfig vsftpd off -> turns off init script
and/or xinetd config
A similar mechanis could be used to manage dbus system services.
Currently there is no way to turn off dbus system services. As soon a
package drops a file in /usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/ the service
activates on demand. Also, some can be started either via init script
or via system bus activation. Examples are avahi or hal.

Discussion:
#1: Rajko Matovic (rajko_m) (2010-12-09 02:25:06)
What is missing is answer on questions: 1) Why one would need to
start/stop dbus manually. 2) How it will influence automatic start?

+ #2: Ludwig Nussel (lnussel) (2010-12-10 12:40:17) (reply to #1)
+ this is about dbus services, not about dbus itself. The intention is to
+ be able to enable or disable autostart for services. Currently there is
+ no way to prevent autostart of dbus services that can be autostarted.



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openSUSE Feature:
https://features.opensuse.org/310945

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