Bug#1065146: sysvinit-core: /usr/sbin/halt and others ineffectively diverted (DEP17)

Lorenzo plorenzo at disroot.org
Fri Mar 1 12:18:38 GMT 2024

On Fri, 1 Mar 2024 08:05:27 +0100
Helmut Grohne <helmut at subdivi.de> wrote:

> Package: sysvinit-core
> Version: 3.08-7
> Severity: serious
> Tags: patch
> User: helmutg at debian.org
> Usertags: dep17p3
> Control: affects -1 + bfh-container progress-linux-container
> Hi,

Hi Helmut,
> thanks for applying my earlier /usr-move patch #1060139. Since
> authoring it, the mitigations for ineffective diversions have been
> added to diverters, but one missing piece remains. We must not upgrade
> sysvinit-core before the diverters have duplicated their diversions or
> we may cause file loss.

I'm missing something for sure here, but sysvinit-core has a conflict
with systemd-sysv and both bfh-container and progress-linux-container
depends on systemd-sysv so they already should not be installed at the
same time in a system regardless of the versioned conflicts you are
adding.. ?


> To achieve this, sysvinit-core needs to gain
> two more versioned Conflicts beyond molly-guard to be found in the
> attached patch.
> Helmut

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