[pkg-dhcp-devel] Bug#850726: isc-dhcp-server: Policykit is not needed to run isc-dhcp-server. Please remove dependency.

Elimar Riesebieter riesebie at lxtec.de
Mon Jan 9 17:36:26 UTC 2017

Package: isc-dhcp-server
Version: 4.3.5-2
Severity: important

Starting with 4.3.5-2 policykit-1 with all it's dependencies is
flushed on my headless server. It is definitely not needed to run
the dhcp-server. I am aware of #816325. Maybe the policykit package
should be reworked?


-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (100, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 4.4.19-baumbart-lxtec-i686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.utf8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages isc-dhcp-server depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]  1.5.59
ii  debianutils            4.8.1
ii  libc6                  2.24-8
ii  libdns-export162       1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-10.1
ii  libirs-export141       1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-10.1
ii  libisc-export160       1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-10.1
ii  lsb-base               9.20161125
ii  policykit-1            0.105-17

Versions of packages isc-dhcp-server recommends:
ii  isc-dhcp-common  4.3.5-2
pn  policycoreutils  <none>

Versions of packages isc-dhcp-server suggests:
pn  isc-dhcp-server-ldap  <none>

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf changed [not included]
/etc/dhcp/dhcpd6.conf changed [not included]
/etc/logcheck/ignore.d.server/isc-dhcp-server [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/etc/logcheck/ignore.d.server/isc-dhcp-server'

-- debconf information excluded

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