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Re: porting OpenRC on kFreeBSD and Hurd

On 11/11/2013 11:18 AM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 11/09/2013 10:38 PM, Colin Watson wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 02:45:31AM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>>> Note also that there's a *new* dependency problem (it wasn't there a
>>> month ago...), with ifupdown, openssh-server plus another one (I can't
>>> remember which one) which insist on having sysv-rc installed.
>> This is because dh_installinit generates a versioned dependency on
>> sysv-rc if a package contains an Upstart job, because that relies on a
>> patch to invoke-rc.d so that sysvinit compatibility works properly.  If
>> OpenRC ships a version of invoke-rc.d, it'll probably need a similar
>> patch and to have debhelper adjusted.  I already did this for file-rc,
>> so perhaps you want to clone-and-hack my patches for OpenRC:
>>   http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=709481
>>   http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=709482
> Hi Colin and Joey,
> Following up what Colin wrote, I opened #729248. Then Joey closed the
> same day, writing:
> "Something is certianly wrong if every new init system requires packages
> that have a versioned ored dependency on every other init system be
> rebuilt.
> Someone else is going to have to figure this out, I am not interested in
> upstart."
> Well, I'm trying to fix the OpenRC problem, not Upstart. And I'm really
> confused, not knowing what's the way forward here... :(
> Any advice here?
> Cheers,
> Thomas

Sorry for the confusion, it seems that it's been fixed with the latest
debhelper version.



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