Bug#934491: libelogind0: failing to switch from systemd to sysvinit-core/elogind results in libsystemd.so.0 disappearing

Mark Hindley mark at hindley.org.uk
Thu Sep 19 20:36:53 BST 2019

Control: tags -1 pending


On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 05:46:32PM +0100, Mark Hindley wrote:
> I think I have finally got to the bottom of this. As you suspected it is apt's
> invocation of dpkg. See #935910.

This has now been fixed in apt 1.9.4 (experimental).

I propose to add

 Breaks: apt (<< 1.9.4)

to the libelogind0 stanza in d/control.

In my testing with apt v1.9.4 system breakage is avoided. After the systemd
prerm fails, dpkg returns immediately and apt is still available to fix the

Are you happy with this?


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