sysvinit
System-V-like init utilities - transitional package

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general

source
sysvinit (source, admin)
version
2.88dsf-59.10
maint
Debian sysvinit maintainers (a), Ian Jackson (u), Benda Xu (u)
arch
any all
std-ver
3.9.5
VCS
Git (browse)

todo

  • Incorporate and acknowledge the changes from the non maintainer upload.
  • Lintian reports 16 errors and 55 warnings about this package. You should make the package lintian clean getting rid of them.
  • The package should be updated to follow the last version of Debian Policy (Standards-Version 4.1.0 instead of 3.9.5).
  • The BTS contains patches fixing 43 bugs (60 if counting merged bugs), consider including or untagging them.
  • This package has "Depends: startpar" while startpar needs a new maintainer, see RFA #834283.
  • This package has "Depends: insserv" while insserv needs a new maintainer, see RFA #834284.

problems

  • The package is severely out of date with respect to the Debian Policy. Latest version is 4.1.0 and your package only follows 3.9.5...
  • There were override disparities found in suite unstable:
    • sysvinit-core: Override says admin - optional, .deb says admin - extra
  • The BTS contains 11 bugs tagged help, please consider helping the maintainer in dealing with them.

testing migration

excuses:

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bugs

all bug history graph
381 (411)
RC
1
I&N
227 (250)
M&W
153 (160)
F&P
0
Help
11
Ubu
120