Bug#971713: sysstat: init or systemd file has overlapping runlevels

Matthew Vernon matthew at debian.org
Fri Feb 19 08:38:21 GMT 2021

On 15/12/2020 21:34, Jesse Smith wrote:
> On 2020-12-15 5:04 p.m., Trek wrote:
>> On Tue, 15 Dec 2020 12:45:40 -0400
>> Jesse Smith <jsmith at resonatingmedia.com> wrote:
>>> I gave the patch a test run and, while I like what it does in theory,
>>> in practise I'm running into trouble with it. When I use the attached
>>> patch and then run "make check" in the insserv source directory,
>>> inssrev segfaults after about eight tests. I haven't had a chance yet
>>> to hunt down what is causing the problem, but I'm guessing a variable
>>> is getting used before it is given a value/initialized.
>> well, moving the Start_Stop_Overlap call broke the assumption that
>> start_levels and stop_levels are never undefined, so this additional
>> patch should fix the regression
>> make check now passes all 240 tests
>> thanks for the review and happy hacking! :)
> Thank you for the updated patch. I have confirmed it works here and
> passes all checks. I've committed the change for the upcoming 1.23.0
> branch of insserv. People are welcome to test it out and, when the next
> version gets published, this fix (and update to the manual page) will be
> included.

Are you in a position to publish this version? insserv still has this 
grave severity bug open against it, which it'd be good to resolve ASAP 
before insserv gets pulled from testing...



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