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Bug#356868: does not work with busybox-cvs-static

On Tue, 14 Mar 2006, Marco d'Itri wrote:

> On Mar 14, martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> wrote:
> > > What what about initramfs-tools adding the conflict?
> > Why? It does nicely with busybox-cvs-static. udev can't deal with
> > it.
> busybox-cvs-static providing a broken shell could be a good reason.

that would add another dependency loop - as busybox:
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.5-1)

in the middle term we want to get rid of busybox so that we don't need
glibc on the initramfs-tools, once it's ready you'll get a wishlist bug
for an udev-klibc.
> > 19:39 < madduck> Md: ide.agent is incompatible with busybox in
> > sarge. this is a udev problem. you will need to worry about this for
> > the upgrade path.
> Then the versioned dependency in initramfs-tools should be updated.
> > > Or maybe this should just be reassigned to busybox-cvs-static.
> > ... which is deprecated anyway, it seems.
> More than deprecated, apparenly it's not part of Debian anymore.

the bug itself is an sarge upgrade bug,
but we can't get rid that quick of 2.6.15 as latest d-i uses it.
so i may need to take some time to see what i can do about ide.agent
on the old busybox-cvs-static.


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