[debhelper-devel] Bug#876453: Remove support for upstart jobs from dh_installinit

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Fri Sep 22 18:24:46 UTC 2017

Am 22.09.2017 um 14:59 schrieb Michael Biebl:
> I see that we already cleaned up dh_installinit wrt to .service and
> .tmpfile units in compat level 11 and beyond so it seems like a good
> opportunity to do the same for .upstart jobs as an intermediate step
> until we can remove upstart support completely from debhelper.
> Attached is a patch doing this first step (deprecating .upstart in newer
> compat levels).

Niels mentioned on IRC, that in compat 11, debhelper could make it an
error to have an upstart file and use the opportunity to remind people
to remove the conffile.

I like that idea.

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universe are pointed away from Earth?

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