Re: services stopped but not restarted during apt-get dist-upgrade?
> AFAIKT, apt-get will set up all packages that were correctly set up
> until the bug. But you are right, it is messy. Sometimes I have to
> run apt-get to configure packages a bunch of times just because one
> package doesn't configure properly. Each run sets up just a few more
> packages so eventually I end up with only one or two broken ones that
> don't set
> up - the rest is fine...
> IMO, this would be a whishlist bug against dpkg. But then again, it
> is the fault of the faulty packages!
Maybe, it will be better to fill a wishlist bug against apt, that apt-get
should not stop when dpkg call fails, but instead continue to process
packages that don't depend (in any way) on the one that caused the failure?