Bug#934462: initscripts: drop alternative dep on non-existant file-rc

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Mon Aug 12 20:29:55 BST 2019

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[2019-08-11 12:43] Andreas Henriksson <andreas at fatal.se>
> Package: initscripts
> Version: 2.93-8
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
> The initscripts packages still lists file-rc among it's dependencies
> and the file-rc package is removed since a long time already.
> Please thus remove file-rc from the dependencies.

No. It will break systems that still use file-rc. See also #922088.

I do not recall Policy demand packages to drop alternatives in
dependencies as soon as possible.
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