Bug#1015015: unable to upgrade due to elogind vs systemd conflict

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Sun Jul 17 03:01:38 BST 2022

On Sun, 17 Jul 2022, Craig Sanders wrote:

> and, of course:
>     apt-mark hold sysvinit-core
> To prevent systemd from being auto-installed in some future upgrade.

You most likely want some pinning. Just held in dpkg or even marked
as XB-Important: yes often brings apt to tears in sid, i.e. refusing
to dist-upgrade at all.

Check the prevent-* packages in
for inspiration. (I’ve moved from sid to bullseye though, so they
only get very mild testing in a chroot, and not with the latest
shenanigans yet.)

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