[Bug 262567] Re: Bug #262567: /etc/rc2.d/S20powernowd missing?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Oct 13 15:24:14 BST 2008

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 01:24:29PM -0000, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 03:43, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > As far as I'm aware, most packages don't actually use the LSB info in the
> > scripts, and the hardcoded defaults in the maintainer scripts are
> > authoritative.
> >
> > Can you describe the problems that you've seen and how you fixed them?
> > Maybe there's something else going on here.
> >
> The problem I saw was that people suddenly didn't have the init script
> starting.  I fixed them in each of the cases by explicitly modifying
> debian/rules to either call dh_installinit with the appropriate parameters
> or setting the CDBS variable with the same effect (depending on the
> packaging).

I wouldn't expect the init script to work at all without an appropriate
dh_installinit call in debian/rules (or the corresponding code manually
added to debian/rules and the maintainer scripts).

 - mdz

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