[Pkg-haproxy-maintainers] issue with haproxy 1.5 using -sloppy

Vincent Bernat bernat at debian.org
Mon Aug 31 15:23:32 UTC 2015

 ❦ 31 août 2015 11:09 -0400, Jeff Palmer <jeff at palmerit.net> :

> # apt-get install haproxy -t wheezy-backports-sloppy
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>  haproxy : Depends: init-system-helpers (>= 1.18~) but it is not installable
> E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
> Installing haproxy from backports (not -sloppy) works fine,  and then
> an "upgrade" to -sloppy then works.
> It'd be great if the instructions on the site could be updated to fix
> the dependency issue.

init-system-helpers is in wheezy-backports, not in
wheezy-backports-sloppy. Just adding the non-sloppy source should solve
the issue. I'll update the instructions shortly.
Let the machine do the dirty work.
            - The Elements of Programming Style (Kernighan & Plauger)
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