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

Matthias Klumpp mak at debian.org
Mon Aug 11 22:04:40 UTC 2014

2014-08-11 23:32 GMT+02:00 Michael Biebl <biebl at debian.org>:
> Am 11.08.2014 23:15, schrieb Cyril Brulebois:
>> Michael Biebl <biebl at debian.org> (2014-08-11):
>>> A minimal installation should still pull sysvinit-core as it is the
>>> first alternative in "init".
>> Since that's not happening I'm going to guess that systemd-sysv's
>> priority being higher than sysvinit-core's might be the important (no
>> pun intended) difference here. I'll try to confirm/infirm that later on.
> Ansgar just confirmed that it is indeed the prio bump to important he
> made yesterday which causes debootstrap to pull in systemd-sysv by default.
> According to Ansgar, debootstrap installs everything having prio
> important or higher.
We have exactly the same behaviour in the Tanglu Debian-derivative,
which is using systemd for some time now.
However, d-i has some issues there (insserv loop, which nobody was
able to resolve yet) - we are not really sure about the cause yet, but
since systemd was by far the biggest difference between Tanglu and
Debian so far, the init transition might be playing a role there.
I will try as well to build d-i on Debian this week, to rule out any

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