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Bug 71579 - /etc/init.d is still a symlink to legacy location
/etc/init.d is still a symlink to legacy location
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-08-15 07:33 EDT by Mike MacCana
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-21 02:59:50 EDT
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Description Mike MacCana 2002-08-15 07:33:38 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.5 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020712

Description of problem:
The release of the Red Hat 8 beta is a good time to properly correct the
nonstandard, legacy location of the init.d directory. 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Read the LSB
2.Examine /etc/init.d. It is a symlink to a legacy location.


Additional info:

This may be necessary to pass the LSB testsuites, though I'm not sure - anyone?
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-08-15 13:55:28 EDT
Can't do this, it breaks upgrades. :(
Comment 2 Mike MacCana 2002-08-21 02:57:06 EDT
Then perhaps reassign the bug to anaconda, if anaconda can't handle the
relocation? Otherwise, I think one should defer the bug - this will have to be
fixed at some point.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2002-08-21 12:40:23 EDT
The upgrade issues are independent of anaconda. It's not practical to do the
switch. (we've tried before)

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