[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#754063: Bug#754063: initscripts: no longer depends on ifupdown
vorlon at debian.org
Mon Jul 7 16:33:23 UTC 2014
On Mon, Jul 07, 2014 at 09:25:36AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2014 at 10:07:10AM +0200, Michal Suchanek wrote:
> > Package: initscripts
> > Version: 2.88dsf-53.2
> > Severity: grave
> > Justification: renders package unusable
> > I upgraded initscripts which no llonger depend on ifupdown.
> > Hence I have no networking on next boot.
> > IMHO this renders the initscripts unusable for 90% of users.
> The git history shows that ifupdown has never been a dependency of the
> initscripts package. And there's no reason that initscripts should be
> responsible for pulling this package onto the system; and upgrading
> initscripts should not cause ifupdown to be *removed* from the system
> So why do you think this is an initscripts bug?
Looking further, I see that the initscripts in unstable declares a Breaks:
on the version of ifupdown in stable. So it's certainly possible that if
you were installing initscripts by hand on a stable system, ifupdown would
be removed. Is this what you did?
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
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slangasek at ubuntu.com vorlon at debian.org
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