Bug#727708: init system coupling etc.
On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 09:56:42AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> All packages should support
> smooth upgrades from wheezy to jessie, including upgrades done on a
> system booted with sysvinit.
This sounds like a statement by the TC that smooth upgrades from wheezy
to jessie will only be optional and that it is OK for a package to
not support that.
Debian has a pretty good reputation for smooth upgrades, so any
statement that weakens this default is a pretty strong message.
 at least not RC-buggy, which would otherwise be the default
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