Bug#922962: initscripts: huge number of calls to uname

Pierre Ynard linkfanel at yahoo.fr
Fri Mar 1 13:50:50 GMT 2019

> Alternatively, we could consider how we could make efforts to make
> bin:initscripts Architecture: all; currently it is not possible, since
> version of hurd have one file more.

That file would be /etc/hurd/runsystem.sysv I don't really understand
why it's part of the initscripts package anyway? It calls /sbin/init, is
that supposed to be the binary provided by sysvinit-core? initscripts
doesn't depend on sysvinit-core yet that script depends on it?

I think making bin:initscripts Architecture: all; would make a lot of

> Given that bin:initscripts is already Architecture: any, it does not
> make sense. We could provide file with KERNEL=<constant value> as part
> of package.

If it was Architecture: all; could you still set up that file in

Pierre Ynard

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