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Re: How to avoid stealth installation of systemd?

On Tue, Jul 1, 2014, at 17:20, Thomas Weber wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 04:38:16PM +0200, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> > The responses from the systemd maintainers are indeed on the terse side,
> > but I can imagine that your style of bug reporting does not invite our
> > volunteers to spend more time on it.
> This is not a question of spending time. An upgrade broke functionality
> and purging systemd fixed this issue. That does not mean that it is a
> bug in systemd, but it surely is a bug somewhere, be it the dependencies
> (if systemd-shim is needed, why was it not installed during the upgrade?)
> or the code of some other package.
> Now, time is limited, but "I don't have time right now" is certainly not
> a reason to close a bug within three hours.
> Or, taking a different perspective: now that the issue is known, what is
> done to prevent another user from hitting the very same issue in the
> future?

By reporting appropriate bug? If the power button ceased to work there
should be a bug report about power button not working and not about
preventing systemd to be installed.

Ondřej Surý <ondrej@sury.org>
Knot DNS (https://www.knot-dns.cz/) – a high-performance DNS server

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