Bug#940034: libelogind0: replacing a core system library and conflicting against the default init considered harmful

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Wed Sep 25 21:52:07 BST 2019

On Wed, 25 Sep 2019, Sam Hartman wrote:

>     Thorsten> dpkg-divert also has a small period in which neither is
>     Thorsten> available.  I don’t like this approach.
> Is that only when adding a diversion or when upgrading a diverted file
> each time?

When adding a diversion. dpkg-divert is smart enough that,
when the prerm does NOT remove the diversion (e.g. if you
have it in postrm instead), when the postinst adds it to
make that to a nop.

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