Bug#76868: AMENDMENT 2001-02-27] invoke-rc.d interface to invoke initscripts
On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 09:51:08AM -0300, Henrique M Holschuh wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Apr 2001, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > I would like to put this amendment into the next version of policy in
> > the next few weeks. However, the scripts still do not appear to be in
> > the sysvinit or file-rc packages; do you need help here? This can't
> > go into policy until that's happened.
> Well, AFAIK we're waiting for Miquel to proceed. The scripts are in the
> hands of both the sysvinit and file-rc maintainers...
Dear sysvinit and file-rc maintainers,
I would like to get this stuff into policy at some point soonish.
When will you be able to coordinate getting the necessary invoke-rc.d
and policy-rc.d scripts into your packages and get the necessary
package dependencies correct?
As Henrique wrote:
> The invoke-rc.d scripts are available in http://people.debian.org/~hmh/
> (I think someone might want to test the file-rc one a bit more, it was NOT
> tested as much as the sysvinit one).
> The proposed transition strategy (not in policy) is:
> 1. coordinate with sysvinit and file-rc maintainers so that:
> - sysvinit release A includes invoke-rc.d, and conflicts with
> filerc (<= B)
> - file-rc release B includes invoke-rc.d (diverts the one in sysvinit to
> invoke-rc.d.links), and depends on sysvinit (>= A)
Please let us know if you need help or an NMU for this.
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
Debian GNU/Linux Developer, see http://people.debian.org/~jdg
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