Devuan bug report logs - #458
package accountsservice (Beowulf) only ships a systemd service unit

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Package: accountsservice; Maintainer for accountsservice is (unknown);

Reported by: Mason Loring Bliss <>

Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 22:18:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version 0.6.45-2

Done: Mark Hindley <>

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Subject: Re: bug#458: package accountsservice (Beowulf) only ships a systemd
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On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 05:58:33PM -0400, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:
> Package: accountsservice
> Version: 0.6.45-2
> The accountsservice package is evidently used by various greeters to supply
> per-user information like, for instance, per-user background images. It
> appears to only install system units, not a proper init script.

Thanks for this. However, as discussed on #devuan-dev, the accountsservice
daemon is started by DBus activation. That seems to be working fine in my
testing, so I don't think the package requires an initscript.

Do feel free to reopen if you think I have missed something and this requires



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