[Aptitude-devel] Bug#780028: init: aptitude upgrade from wheezy to jessie does not install systemd-sysv

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Sun Mar 8 13:51:09 GMT 2015

Package: init
Version: 1.22
Severity: important
X-Debbugs-CC: debian-release at lists.debian.org, Ansgar Burchardt <ansgar at debian.org>, systemd at packages.debian.org

I found an upgrade[1][2] path where sysvinit-core is installed instead
of systemd-sysv, while with aptitude dist-upgrade systemd-sysv gets
installed[3]. Ansgar was able to reproduce it by using a simpler method:

      * create a clean Debian 7.8 install
      * add jessie entries to sources.list
      * aptitude upgrade will want to install sysvinit-core instead of

     1. https://people.debian.org/~pabs/tmp/debian-upgrade
     2. https://people.debian.org/~pabs/tmp/upgrade-and-dist-upgrade
     3. https://people.debian.org/~pabs/tmp/just-dist-upgrade

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.0
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (900, 'testing'), (890, 'buildd-testing-proposed-updates'), (800, 'unstable'), (790, 'buildd-unstable'), (700, 'experimental'), (690, 'buildd-experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages init depends on:
ii  systemd-sysv  215-12

init recommends no packages.

init suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information



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