Bug#917431: debian-policy: virtual packages: logind, default-logind

Adam Borowski kilobyte at angband.pl
Sat Dec 29 19:28:15 GMT 2018

On Sat, Dec 29, 2018 at 02:07:25PM +0000, Sean Whitton wrote:
> On Fri 28 Dec 2018 at 12:36pm +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 27, 2018 at 06:28:04PM +0000, Sean Whitton wrote:
> >> Could you provide an actual diff to be applied to policy.git, please?

@@@ upgrading-checklist
+    New ``logind`` and ``default-logind`` virtual packages for a package
+    providing logind API (over D-Bus and /run/), and for Debian's preferred
+    implementation, respectively.

@@@ virtual-package-names-list.yaml
+ - name: logind
+   description: an org.freedesktop.login1 D-Bus API implementation (versioned)
+ - name: default-logind
+   description: Debian's preferred implementation of logind, possibly architecture-specific (versioned)

> Ideally, this would be reviewed and seconded by people working on init
> stuff, so I'm not going to second it myself unless we don't get interest.

There are two families of inits in Debian, so let's bring a review from our
side -- from actual maintainers rather than me.

And letting the guy who does most of elogind work know is probably a good
idea, too...

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