Bug#932362: Bug#932199: insserv: warning: could not find all dependencies for $portmap

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Thu Jul 18 14:50:21 BST 2019

On Thu, 18 Jul 2019, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:

> On my system, $x-display-manager is defined in /etc/insserv.conf.d/xdm;
> on headless box there is no display manager, hence warning.  Situation
> with $portmap seems similar.

Indeed, I also ran into the $x-display-manager one after having
reported the $portmap one.

> This warning was introduced in upstream [ddd9d38] with following
> changelog:
>   - When an initscript contains a "$service" dependency which cannot be
>     resolved (ie $service does not expand or does not exist) insserv
>     will display a warning. The initscript is still added.
> Seems problem is that warning emitted not only for hard, but only for
> soft dependencies. Patch at bottom.
> Please check whether is solves all problems.

I’d assume so but since it was only a warning I can now reboot without
fear ☻

> > /etc/init.d/mountnfs.sh is from initscripts (= 2.93-8).  Perhaps it
> > ought to be moved to nfs-common or so? That being said, nfs-common
> > does not Depends on portmap either…

That being said, it Depends on rpcbind which Provides portmap nowadays,
so I’d guess that will be it.

> Sounds reasonable. Created bug.

OK, thanks!

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