Bug#668001: debootstrap: cant install systemd instead of sysvinit
On Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:57:30 +0200 Cyril Brulebois <email@example.com> wrote:
> Kenshi Muto <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2014-10-17):
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> > Hi,
> > I made a patch to see each Depends:/Pre-Depends: and
> > respect exclude parameter.
> > If init Pre-Depends: systemd-sysv | sysvinit-core | upstart,
> > exclude=<none> gets systemd-sysv.
> > exclude=systemd-sysv gets sysvinit-core.
> > exclude=systemd-sysv,sysvinit-core gets upstart.
> > (exclude=systemd-sysv,sysvinit-core,upstart gets nothing, but
> > systemd-sysv will be installed later by apt-get.)
> Thanks for the patch but…
> I'm really uncomfortable adding that kind of patch this late in the
> release cycle, especially since the “I don't want systemd” “problem”
> is trivially solved with a late_command.
Cyril, Kenshi's debootstrap patch has worked for me. I was able to build
a nosystemd debootstrap base and then a full custom Debian distro image.
I had some problems with talking to X, but still managed to make it work.
You have mentioned that there is a trivial late_command workaround for
systemd. Could you please point to the how-to?