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Re: separate sysv subpackages



Dmitry Butskoy (buc odusz so-cdu ru) said: 
> There are some packages in Fedora which place their init scripts as a 
> separate subpackage. That way packagers avoid the dependency of initscripts 
> (and a lot of related dependencies as well), when they do not use 
> initscripts in some local environments.
>
> How it could be useful for Fedora? Whether the other packages should split 
> their init scripts as well?

In fact, I can see splits like this causing severe confusion on upgrade if
the initscript moves between packages and there are no dependencies to pull
it in.

Bill


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