Bug#851747: sysvinit-utils: drop Essential flag

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Tue Jan 28 16:02:38 GMT 2020

Am 28.01.20 um 16:38 schrieb Michael Biebl:

> And there is also
> /lib/init/init-d-script
> /lib/init/vars.sh
> Those are the more tricky ones. A lot of init scripts use them.
> Not having those installed will render the init scripts of packages
> broken. It's less of an issue, if a package ships a native service file.

Assuming the .service isn't just a wrapper around the init script.
Unfortunately, we do have quite a few packages which use this
anti-pattern :-/



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