All reports of init.d-script-sourcing-without-test for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The given /etc/init.d script seems to be sourcing an /etc/default/ file without checking for its existence first. Files in /etc/default/ can be deleted by the administrator at any time, and init scripts are required to handle the situation gracefully.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 9.3.2 (Writing the scripts) for details.

Severity: serious, Certainty: possible

Check: init.d, Type: binary

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