[PKG-OpenRC-Debian] Bug#811708: Bug#811708: need help?

Svante Signell svante.signell at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 12:13:58 UTC 2016

On Mon, 2016-02-08 at 08:26 +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > init-system-helpers: file conflict with openrc: /usr/sbin/update-rc.d
> Uhm, guys... are you alive?  This bug keeps openrc uninstallable, and will
> cause its autoremoval soon.
> If you're too busy and need help, I could help with fixing or NMUing, but
> you need to decide whether to:
> * cooperate with init-system-helpers and put the logic there (like sysv-rc)
> * divert update-rc.d (like file-rc)
> Note that I'm not the best person to help, though, as I use openrc only on a
> single desktop and thus don't know anything about its advanced features nor
> internals.

Hi Adam,
Cc: Roger

I sent the following mail to the openrc maintainers: Benda Xu, Thomas Goirand
and Roger Leigh on Friday February 5th (no reply so far). The mail to Roger
bounced, he is no longer a Debian maintainer.

> Hello,
> Due to the serious bug 811708 openrc (0.18.3-1) will be removed from Debian
> testing on February 18. In my opinion it would be a pity if it disappears.
> Is it possible to do as file-rc (0.8.17) did in bug 812337: add a diversion?
> From changelog: divert update-rc.d + invoke-rc.d files to cooperate with init-
> system-helpers >=1.25. It seems like only divert() in preinst and
> undivert() in
> postrm scripts has to be created and called.
> Thanks!

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