New dependency of insserv

Adam Borowski kilobyte at
Wed Nov 28 20:30:59 GMT 2018

On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 04:14:16PM -0400, Jesse Smith wrote:
> On 11/28/18 2:48 PM, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
> > 
> > While packaging newest version of insserv (1.18.0), I noticed that it
> > now depends on dbus.
> > 
> > Well, any chance to make it optional? I believe this patch will do:
> > 
> I am open to using this patch to make the d-bus dependency optional.
> Someone else asked about making this a run-time option, but it sounds
> like the goal here is to avoid a compile-time dependency rather than a
> run-time one.

But what is it even used for?  All that I see is talking to systemd.
Systemd messes with init scripts and their dependencies on its own,
not wanting insserv.

Thus, I don't see why Debian packaging would want cooperation between
systemd and insserv.

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