Bug#1020259: sysvinit-core: missing manpage takeover handling: initscript.5, inittab.5

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Mon Sep 19 00:36:23 BST 2022

On 19/09/2022 00.56, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Sep 2022, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
>> usr/share/man/es/man8/runlevel.8.gz
> How can that be? They are diverted from preinst, positively this one.

False positive on my side (I reported all potentially conflicting files, 
since dpkg will fail on the first and not report further conflicts). 
initscript.5 and inittab.5 seem to be the remaining culprits, but they 
are no longer shipped by the current versions of manpages-xx. With 
sysvinit-core being the only provider of these files, Breaks+Replaces: 
manpages-{es,fr} (<< 4.15.0-9~), manpages-{hu,pl} (<< 1:4.15.0-9~) might 
be sufficient, no need for further diversions. (Version taken from 


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