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Re: Why is help so hard to find?

Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> writes:

> I've yet to find a single system which upgraded to insserv cleanly.
> This is mostly due to removed packages which need fully purging to
> remove the last traces of old init scripts which break the process.

Huh.  Every system I've upgraded had no problems.  What is the failure
mode?  What happens on those systems?

> This has proven to be the case on every system I've migrated so far, and
> it is a real pain to identify each offending script and then find which
> package it belonged to and purge it.

dpkg -S would generally tell you, no?  We could document how to do that in
the release notes.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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