[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#757650: override: sysvinit:admin/optional sysvinit-core:admin/extra

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Mon Aug 11 20:31:30 UTC 2014

Hi KiBi,

Am 11.08.2014 21:58, schrieb Cyril Brulebois:
> Michael Biebl <biebl at debian.org> (2014-08-10):
>> Package: ftp.debian.org
>> Severity: normal
>> As part of the transition plan to switch the default init system to
>> system for Jessie, the priorities of the sysvinit and sysvinit-core
>> package were lowered. See also [1]
>> Please change them to
>> sysvinit:admin/optional
>> sysvinit-core:admin/extra
>> This ensures that those packages are no longer installed by default for
>> new installations.
>> The new "init" metapackage [2] will make sure to pull in systemd on Linux
>> and sysvinit-core on non-Linux.
> So this is done now.
> It really would have been nice to put debian-boot@ in the loop though.
> Changing init when we're in the middle of trying to release d-i isn't
> really something that has no consequences…

Sorry for the inconvenience.

I'll keep that in mind in the future.
I did file the bug report before your d-d-a mail, so wasn't aware there
is an imminent release of d-i.

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

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