[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 17:52:16 UTC 2017

* Elimar Riesebieter <riesebie at lxtec.de> [2017-01-09 18:36 +0100]:

> 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?

And yes, starting isc-dhcp-server without policykit-1 dependency
doesn't complain about 
"Failed to start isc-dhcp-server.service: The name org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1 was not provided by any .service files"
on a sysvinit system!

It smells like we have to increase severity of this bug to serious?

  The path to source is always uphill!

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