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Re: Dropping upstart jobs (or not)

On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 4:31 PM, Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just became aware recently that upstart has been removed from the
> archive (unstable/testing) [1].
> Now I'm wondering what to do about the upstart job files that were added
> to various packages. Do we
> - continue to ship them, assuming we have users that keep upstart
> installed when upgrading to stretch.
> - drop them from the package but don't remove the obsolete conffiles.
> This would mean we keep the upstart jobs on upgrades. (probably makes
> our debian qa people unhappy though, who run adequate)

The latter seems like an undesirable. Packages should be orphaning
conffiles as little as possible.

Cameron Norman

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