[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#645540: Bug#645540: "Essential" package conflict between sysvinit and systemd-sysv

Kel Modderman kel at otaku42.de
Sat Oct 22 07:17:30 UTC 2011

> Well, that seems ironic, in that I would have expected the sytemd maintainer
> himself to have some keener interest in finally resolving this packaging
> problem.
> I don't claim to be a Debian packaging expert.  I've only looked through the
> documentation.
> There will have to be some changes in the package configuration of both
> sysvinit and systemd-sysv - sooner or later.

Discussions like #591791 show that there is a lot of groundwork to lay before
alternative boot systems can be expressed in terms of packaging in Debian.

I do not see further discussion happening here unless you manage to frame
questions without disrespect.

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