[arch-dev-public] Daemon shutdown on uninstall?

eliott eliott at cactuswax.net
Tue Jan 8 12:00:15 EST 2008

On 1/7/08, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all, this bug report brings up an interesting point:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/9030
> Should we be stopping /etc/rc.d/ daemons on uninstall? My opinion is
> already expressed in the bug report, so I'll spare you here.
> If anyone feels strongly about it, please "sound off" in the bug report itself.

I agree that it is handholding.
Users should bloody well know to stop a daemon before removing it.
They had to start it themselves didn't they?
We don't autostart daemons on install.

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