[arch-dev-public] sysvinit vs. sysvinit-compat

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri Feb 1 16:32:10 EST 2013

On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 8:06 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 1:37 PM, Tobias Powalowski
> <tobias.powalowski at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> Those packages have conflicts on each other, sysvinit-compat is in base
>> group,
>> so shouldn't sysvinit moved to extra?
> sysvinit is in a split PKGBUILD with sysvinit-tools which is a depends
> for systemd-sysvcompat.  As sysvinit-tools needs to stay in core, so
> does sysvinit as we can't have split packages in different repo.  So
> sysvinit will need to remain in core unless we decide to remove the
> initscripts package. In that case sysvinit won't be necessary anymore.

It should be easierr to drop sysvinit-tools after the next util-linux
release I think (as various binaries will move there).


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