Devuan bug report logs - #273
sysvinit-core: init version not shown in boot-up messages

Package: sysvinit-core; Maintainer for sysvinit-core is Devuan Developers <>; Source for sysvinit-core is src:sysvinit.

Reported by: Arthur Marsh <>

Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2018 07:18:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Done: KatolaZ <>

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From: Arthur Marsh <>
To: Devuan Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: sysvinit-core: init version not shown in boot-up messages
Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2018 17:33:27 +1030
Package: sysvinit-core
Version: 2.92~beta-2+devuan1.1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

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   * What led up to the situation?

Upgrading the sysvinit package, I get a message similar to:

init version booting

(ie with no version information).

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
   * What was the outcome of this action?
   * What outcome did you expect instead?

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-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux beowulf/ceres
Release:	10
Codename:	n/a
Architecture: i686

Kernel: Linux 4.20.0 (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages sysvinit-core depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]  1.5.69
ii  debianutils            4.8.6
ii  initscripts            2.92~beta-2+devuan1.1
ii  libc6                  2.28-3
ii  libselinux1            2.8-1+b1
ii  libsepol1              2.8-1
ii  sysv-rc                2.92~beta-2+devuan1.1
ii  sysvinit-utils         2.92~beta-2+devuan1.1

sysvinit-core recommends no packages.

Versions of packages sysvinit-core suggests:
ii  bootlogd  2.92~beta-2+devuan1.1

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From: KatolaZ <>
Subject: Fixed in sysvinit_2.93-2+devuan1
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2019 13:10:38 +0100
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Fixed in the latest version (2.93-2+devuan1) available in ceres and

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