Resurrecting file-rc

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at
Wed Feb 13 11:30:08 GMT 2019

[2019-02-11 21:46] Andrew Kanaber <akanaber at>
> > I defintely welcome your effort, but we are several weeks before hard
> > freeze. I doubt it is possible to fit file-rc into Buster.
> Okay, that's a shame. Could the dependencies for initscripts and sysvinit-core
> be changed to allow file-rc as an alternative to sysv-rc, to allow upgrades
> to buster from stretch systems currently using file-rc to continue to do so?

Hm. I hoped to make sysvinit=2.93-6 last before Bustrer, but probably
your situation is good reason. Or maybe version in experimental will do
for you? Either way, could you please provide patch?
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