Devuan bug report logs - #109
initscripts should depends on openrc as alternative to sysv-rc/file-rc

Package: initscripts; Maintainer for initscripts is Devuan Developers <>;

Reported by: Mathieu Roy <>

Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:03:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Done: KatolaZ <>

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Subject: initscripts should depends on openrc as alternative to sysv-rc/file-rc
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Package: initscripts
Version: 2.88dsf-59.3+devuan2
Severity: normal

On Debian initscripts, between 2.88dsf-59 and 2.88dsf-59.9 as been added, as alternative to sysv-rc/file-rc, dependancy against openrc.

I think openrc by default uses /etc/init.d scripts

Is there a reason not to do so in Devuan?


-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux 2.0 (ascii)
Release:	2.0
Codename:	ascii

Architecture: x86_64

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-3-amd64 (SMP w/6 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages initscripts depends on:
ii  coreutils       8.26-3
ii  debianutils
pn  lsb-base        <none>
ii  mount           2.28-1+devuan3
ii  sysv-rc         2.88dsf-59.3+devuan2
ii  sysvinit-utils  2.88dsf-59.3+devuan2

Versions of packages initscripts recommends:
ii  e2fsprogs  1.43.4-2
ii  psmisc     22.21-2.1+b2

initscripts suggests no packages.

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/default/rcS changed:

/etc/default/tmpfs changed:

-- no debconf information

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