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Re: Switching to sysvinit-core fails miserably in buster/sid


On Tue, 24 Oct 2017 18:46:06 +0200, Daniel Reichelt wrote:

> Hi *,
> for development purposes I frequently create xen-vms via
> xen-create-image (jessie, stretch, buster, sid - each in 32 and 64bit)
> on a stretch Dom0. In a custom role script for xen-tools, I install
> sysvinit-core. (For non-users of xen-tools: this happens after
> debootstrap has completed.) Until a few weeks ago, this used to be
> enough and everything worked just fine.
> Now, after sysvinit-core is installed, init scripts don't get enabled
> (i.e. S* symlinks are missing in /etc/rc?.d), which leaves a big mess of
> things as not even networking or ssh are enabled.

Mea Culpa. This was a bug in the "defaults-disabled" implementation. I 
have just uploaded a fixed version.

Thanks for reporting.

It is clear that the lack of CI/automated testing is harmful. Patches to 
address that welcome :)

Felipe Sateler