Bug#819984: init-system-helpers: service(8) version number contains 'ubuntu1'

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Mon Apr 4 16:09:42 BST 2016

Am 04.04.2016 um 16:37 schrieb Emanuele Rocca:
> Package: init-system-helpers
> Version: 1.29
> Severity: minor
> Dear Maintainer,
> /usr/sbin/service --version returns the following output on Debian Sid:
> service ver. 0.91-ubuntu1
> On Debian, the service script should probably not include 'ubuntu1' in
> its version number.

Version "0.91" seems rather arbitrary and has basically stayed the same
since the script was merged from Ubuntu, it doesn't seem to be
particularly useful.

I wonder whether we shouldn't just drop "--version" or make it a nop.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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