[pkg-cryptsetup-devel] Bug#626641: Bug#626641: cryptsetup: bug #587220 re-introduced

Russ Allbery rra at debian.org
Mon May 16 23:17:58 UTC 2011

Christoph Anton Mitterer <christoph.anton.mitterer at physik.uni-muenchen.de>

> Phew I guess there are already some requests against the policy open,..
> both for this config-file-weirdness and for adhering to the (not so
> unreasonable) LSB exit codes.

> I've followed this some time and most arguments against these changes
> seemed (at least to me) to be rooted in avoiding work (e.g. as it would
> be then necessary to improve the init-scripts and make them "fully"
> configurable via their respective /etc/default/foo).

> Anyway,.. there probably won't be any progress soon.

Yes, I think it's very unlikely that any of this will change in Debian;
it's much more likely that Debian will migrate, at least partially, away
from SysV init scripts entirely towards something like upstart or systemd,
which make all of those proposals moot.

Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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