[chiark.chat] Re: RFH: sysvinit etc. in Debian

KatolaZ katolaz at freaknet.org
Thu Nov 8 11:09:39 GMT 2018

On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 09:28:12AM +0000, Mark Hindley wrote:


> As we discussed briefly yesterday, I have made the glue package for Debian
> experimental this morning: libpam-elogind-compat. I will do some testing to make
> sure it works as expected
> > Thanks.  At some point are we going to want a sponsor for a Debian
> > upload ?  I can be that sponsor unless someone else wants to do the
> > upload.  I think getting a version of elogind into Debian experimental
> > (well, into the NEW queue) sooner rather than later would be good.
> Great, thanks.
> > I think the only blockers for that are:
> >  - the source package administriva, copyright notices, etc.,
> >    are in good shape;
> >  - it builds well and is lintian-clean;
> >  - it works for at least one thing, when equivs or some other
> >    mechanism are used to subvert the libpam-systemd dependency
> In my debian_WIP tree, I think these are covered. I have removed Provides:
> libpam-system. It builds and is lintian clean apart from some "can't break line"
> manpage warnings that I can't see how to fix (any ideas? The manpages are build
> using xsltproc).
> It works for me in a sid VM using slim and xfce4. Logout works and the
> reboot/suspend/etc options are enabled.
> I'll report back once I have tested again with the compat package.

Hi Mark,

thanks a lot for your work. We could definitely liaise to have it
built for devuan/experimental, so that people in ceres/beowulf can
start playing with it. What do you think?



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