sysvinit removed without installing upstart
mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 24 10:28:24 BST 2006
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 08:22:47PM +0100, Toby Smithe wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-10-18 at 16:18 -0700, Jeffrey W. Baker wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-10-18 at 16:10 -0700, Jeffrey W. Baker wrote:
> > > I was just playing around with an Edgy system, dist-upgraded from
> > > dapper, on amd64. I noticed that it's quite possible to remove sysvinit
> > > without installing upstart or another replacement. Is that legit? I
> > > didn't bother trying to reboot my system in this intermediate state,
> > > because experiences tells me there's no way it should boot.
> > >
> > > Shouldn't something depend on sysvinit|upstart?
> > Upon further inspection, part of the problem appears to be that
> > ubuntu-desktop can be installed without installing ubuntu-minimal. I
> > think there's some missing deps here.
> You should file a bug. This list isn't a tracker, and as such, it is
> very hard to track bugs. Hence why it isn't used for reporting bugs.
> Otherwise, I agree with what you are saying.
It's OK to discuss on a mailing list if you're unsure about whether your
issue is a bug. However, the users mailing list or sounder would be more
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