[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#509449: Bug#509449: initscripts Conflicts/Replaces old sysvinit
pere at hungry.com
Thu Jul 30 07:40:15 UTC 2009
> Package: initscripts
> Version: 2.86.ds1-38
> The control file here says:
> Replaces: ... sysvinit (<< 2.85-12) ...
> Conflicts: ... sysvinit (<< 2.86.ds1-12) ...
> The effect of this is that when you say
> dpkg -i initscripts.deb
> on a system with older sysvinit, dpkg will deinstall sysvinit in
> favour of initscripts. This is the effect of the Conflicts/Replaces
> combination (and is documented in the policy manual).
This was fixed in version 2.86.ds1-66, when I removed these
replaces/conflicts with versions before oldstable.
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