Bug#1053092: initscripts: cannot upgrade to 3.08-1: APT dependency loop

Martin-Éric Racine martin-eric.racine at iki.fi
Wed Sep 27 07:34:12 BST 2023

On Wed, Sep 27, 2023 at 9:22 AM Lorenzo <plorenzo at disroot.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Sep 2023 08:14:19 +0300
> Martin-Éric Racine <martin-eric.racine at iki.fi> wrote:
> > Kernel: Linux 6.5.0-1-686-pae (SMP w/1 CPU thread; PREEMPT)
> > Kernel taint flags: TAINT_WARN
> > Locale: LANG=fi_FI.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fi_FI.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8),
> > LANGUAGE=fi:en Shell: /bin/sh linked to /usr/bin/dash
> > Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
> I guess this is the effect of
> https://salsa.debian.org/systemd-team/systemd/-/commit/eecd735541c9d5deb9cebd5f2512e7da8b4368a9
> that adds a conflicts with initscripts. You can remove initscripts or
> reassign to systemd as whishlist, explaining why you need both
> initscripts and systemd-sysv installed.

I probably don't need both.

What is probably needed is for those packages's priorities (and the
repository's override) to be changed so that APT doesn't go into a
loop it cannot resolve. Also systemd-sysv might need to Provides
initscript for this to succeed.


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