Bug#804988: keyboard-configuration: Please drop dependency on initscripts package
Control: reopen -1
Control: found -1 1.138
On Thu, 03 Mar 2016 11:21:32 +0000 Anton Zinoviev <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Source: console-setup
> Source-Version: 1.138
> We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
> console-setup, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.
> * Move the init scripts from keyboard-configuration to
> console-setup-linux and console-setup-freebsd. Closes: #805928.
> Give them a .sh extension to make them sourcable. Move the
> dependency on initscripts to these two packages. Closes: #804988.
Moving the dependency to another package does not remove the
dependency ;), so this bug is not fixed.
AFAICT, initscripts itself is only needed to ensure the Required-Start
dependency of keyboard-setup.sh. This problem is solved by replacing
the dependency with init-system-helpers (>= 1.29~), which will do the
right thing when initscripts is not installed (ie, not abort the