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




On Thu, 26 Oct 2017 at 09:29:18 +0200, Svante Signell wrote:
> Hi, when trying to follow which patches are applied to sysvinit, the git link
> given in the package page, https://packages.qa.debian.org/s/sysvinit.html is not
> up to date: https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/collab-maint/sysvinit.git
> Latest entry there is from February 2017. Where is the recent git repo?

update-rc.d is now built from init-system-helpers, not sysvinit (because
the same script is used for multiple init systems). This bug was found
and fixed there, not in sysvinit.

sysvinit itself had its most recent maintainer upload in 2015, so it isn't
surprising if nothing has changed in git recently. Patches corresponding
to each subsequent NMU should be available in the BTS.

    smcv