Response to active removal of initscripts

Joost van Baal-Ilić joostvb at
Thu Jul 2 17:11:36 BST 2020

Hi Mark,

Thanks a lot for reporting these bugs!

But: I read "Maintainers use their normal procedures for deciding which
patches to include." @

I'm afraid I don't have any concrete proposal on what to do now :(



On Thu, Jul 02, 2020 at 04:49:09PM +0100, Mark Hindley wrote:
> Colleagues,
> Today's upload of network-manager has had its (working AFAIK) init script
> removed. My bug[1] requesting its reinstatement has been downgraded to wishlist
> without comment.
> What suggestions does anybody else have for how to procede with this?
> I incidentally discovered that in March the same maintainer had also closed and
> archived (presumably to make it less obvious) without notification the
> network-manager[2] and udisks2[3] bugs requesting support for the logind virtual
> packages.
> My feeling is that this marks a new level of anatagonism against anything that
> is not systemd. But I may be overreacting?
> Thoughts? Suggestions?
> Thanks
> Mark
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

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