Installing sysvinit on Buster alongside Xfce, network-manager, etc?

Matthew Vernon matthew at debian.org
Sat May 4 15:54:17 BST 2019


On 04/05/2019 07:20, Mark Hindley wrote:
> On Sat, May 04, 2019 at 12:52:31AM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:

>> If we don't manage to get elogind 241.1 into buster then we will have
>> to advise buster sysvinit desktop users to manually install an elogind
>> from sid, or from some other special repository (because having a
>> thing in sid that we are expecting people to use will stop us moving
>> forwards after buster is unfrozen).
> 
> Another solution might be to put 241.1 in backports.

IME, the backports people are unkeen on putting a particular version in 
backports long-term, rather than simply the current version in testing, 
IYSWIM (i.e. as we updated the version in testing, it would be expected 
that the version in backports would also be updated).

Regards,

Matthew



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