Please test and verify the upgrade path for insserv and sysvinit

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at
Sun Aug 23 17:40:05 UTC 2009

[Petter Reinholdtsen 2009-08-08]
> Hi.  Please test the svn versions of insserv and sysvinit, to verify
> that the upgrades from both lenny, squeeze and unstable will keep
> update-rc.d working for those with enabled dependency based boot
> sequencing.
> The next upload of these two packages will remove the support for
> disabling dependency based boot sequencing, and move the code to
> enable it from insserv to sysv-rc, and get rid of a dependency loop
> between them.
> The source of the two packages is available from
>   svn+ssh://
>   svn+ssh://
> Please let me know if you spot any problem with the planned upgrade.
> And if you have a different way of doing the upgrade that avoid the
> need to keep update-rc.d-insserv and update-bootsystem-insserv around
> for a release or two, please let me know too. :)

Did anyone fint time to look at this?

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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