[Bug 1585589] Re: drop upstart-sysv

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Wed May 25 12:09:54 UTC 2016

>From 16.10 on, upstart-sysv is not supported any more and hence it was
dropped as an "init" alternative. I just wanted to leave some time
between the steps to eliminate it, to check some potential fallout. E.
g. Ubuntu Touch still has that seeded, and we need to sort this out

** Summary changed:

- init does leave no choice between upstart and systemd anymore
+ drop upstart-sysv

** Package changed: init-system-helpers (Ubuntu) => upstart (Ubuntu)

** Changed in: upstart (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Medium

** Changed in: upstart (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Triaged

** Changed in: upstart (Ubuntu)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Martin Pitt (pitti)

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  drop upstart-sysv

Status in upstart package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  I'm using Ubuntu 16.10 dev with init 1.33ubuntu2 and I'm noticing that
  it does now pre-depend on "systemd-sysv" instead of "systemd-sysv |
  upstart-sysv". Since init is essential and upstart-sysv conflicts with
  systemd-sysv this means it is not possible to install Upstart in a
  sane way anymore.

  In case Upstart is not supported anymore maybe all related packages
  should be removed from the yakkety repository then (since Upstart
  can't be installed anymore with apt for the reasons above) to avoid

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