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Bug#804988: keyboard-configuration: Please drop dependency on initscripts package

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Control: found -1 1.138

On Thu, 03 Mar 2016 11:21:32 +0000 Anton Zinoviev <zinoviev@debian.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


Felipe Sateler

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