Hello, Thank you for your reply.
On Thu 09 Aug 2018 at 09:19pm +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote: > ]] Sean Whitton > >> The general question about which I am seeking advice: does the >> T.C. think that Debian can be consistent on service (re)starts in >> maintscripts, or is the best we can do to leave it up to package >> maintainer discretion? > > I think we can give advice on what the default should be and that people > should not stray from that unless they have particular reasons. That > advice might be more appropriate for the developers reference than > policy, though. I disagree -- it's about the contents of packages, so it should go into Policy. We can make it a recommendation rather than a requirement. > Due to the variety and complexity of daemons in the archive, I would be > reluctant to require complete consistency, there are likely various edge > cases we have not thought about. It would be useful to write something like this into Policy, rather than it remaining silent on the issue. It would be a fine resolution for the Policy bug in question. -- Sean Whitton
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