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Bug#765803: Status of prompting / notification on upgrade for init system switch?

]] Cameron Norman 

Please trim bits you're not replying to.

> El mar, 21 de oct 2014 a las 10:19 , Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no>
> escribió:
> > ]] Russ Allbery

> >> I would be particularly interested in your take on the analysis
> >> that Steve Langasek posted to the debian-devel thread on why
> >> listing systemd-shim as the first alternative dependency for
> >> libpam-systemd makes sense and should not cause any negative
> >> effects for systemd users.
> >
> > In a steady state, this would probably be ok. However, we've so far
> > seen two instances of -shim breaking for systemd users
> > (https://bugs.debian.org/746242 and https://bugs.debian.org/765101),
> > by shipping outdated security policies. We are worried that this
> > will happen again on future updates of systemd.
> Josh Triplett proposed a long term solution to the problem you point
> out here that will work across systemd upgrades. What are your
> thoughts on that solution?
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=765101#38

That seems like a fine approach to me.  I thought it already depended on
systemd, though.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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