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lsb (11.1.0ubuntu2) focal; urgency=medium

   * Drop lsb-core and lsb-printing packages on i386.

lsb (11.1.0ubuntu1) focal; urgency=low

   * Merge from Debian unstable.  Remaining changes:
     - Re-added LSB compatibility packages, so that auto-downloadable
       LSB-based printer driver packages work.
     - restore support for querying the list of installed
       modules, since for the moment some modules are still supported.
     - Make the 'lsb' package depend on libjpeg62 as well, known to be needed
       by printer driver packages.

lsb (11.1.0) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Drop cursor-moving code from init-functions
     (Closes: #934502, #670144, #672929)

lsb (11.0.1ubuntu1) eoan; urgency=low

   * Merge from Debian unstable.  Remaining changes:
     - Re-added LSB compatibility packages, so that auto-downloadable
       LSB-based printer driver packages work.
     - restore support for querying the list of installed
       modules, since for the moment some modules are still supported.
     - Make the 'lsb' package depend on libjpeg62 as well, known to be needed
       by printer driver packages.

lsb (11.0.1) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Improve portability of init-functions.d/00-verbose.
     Thanks to Thorsten Glaser <>

lsb (11.0.0) unstable; urgency=medium

   * New maintainer (Closes: #924519)
   * Introduce logging functions that check ${VERBOSE} (Closes: #928920)
   * Trim trailing whitespace.
   * Bump debhelper from old 11 to 12.
   * Change priority extra to priority optional.
   * Update standards version to 4.4.0
   * Reformat debian/changelog to fit 80 column
   * Remove unused `debian/gbp.conf'
   * Remove redundant priority field in bin:lsb-release
   * Remove suggestion for non-existent bin:lsb

lsb (10.2019051400ubuntu1) eoan; urgency=low

   * Merge from Debian unstable.  Remaining changes:
     - Re-added LSB compatibility packages, so that auto-downloadable
       LSB-based printer driver packages work.
     - restore support for querying the list of installed
       modules, since for the moment some modules are still supported.
     - Make the 'lsb' package depend on libjpeg62 as well, known to be needed
       by printer driver packages.

lsb (10.2019051400) unstable; urgency=medium

   [ Harald Dunkel ]
   * pidofproc: use "pidof -c" to avoid pidofproc results from containers
     or chroots (Closes: #888743)

lsb (10.2019031300ubuntu1) disco; urgency=medium

   * Merge from Debian unstable.  Remaining changes:
     - Re-added LSB compatibility packages, so that auto-downloadable
       LSB-based printer driver packages work.
     - restore support for querying the list of installed
       modules, since for the moment some modules are still supported.
     - Make the 'lsb' package depend on libjpeg62 as well, known to be needed
       by printer driver packages.

lsb (10.2019031300) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Dmitry Bogatov ]
   * init-functions: in killproc, pass '--name' to start-stop-daemon
     (Closes: #921558)

lsb (10.2018112800ubuntu1) disco; urgency=low

   * Merge from Debian unstable.  Remaining changes:
     - Re-added LSB compatibility packages, so that auto-downloadable
       LSB-based printer driver packages work.
     - restore support for querying the list of installed
       modules, since for the moment some modules are still supported.
     - Make the 'lsb' package depend on libjpeg62 as well, known to be needed
       by printer driver packages.
   * Dropped changes, no longer needed:
     - Added Conflicts/Replaces against cups-filters-invalid-mta and
       cups-filters-lsb for upgrade compatibility from the Xenial development


lsb (10.2018112800) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Remove support for /etc/lsb-release in favour of /usr/lib/os-release
     (Closes: #914287)
   * Rephrase lsb-release's README.Debian
   * Packaging cleanup
     - Bump S-V without changes needed
     - Bump debhelper compat to 11
     - Move Vcs to Salsa, update Vcs-*
     - Drop obsolete X-Python3-Version from d/control
     - d/copyright: use https URL


lsb (9.20170808ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=low

   * Merge from Debian unstable.  Remaining changes:
     - Re-added LSB compatibility packages, so that auto-downloadable
       LSB-based printer driver packages work.
     - Added Conflicts/Replaces against cups-filters-invalid-mta and
       cups-filters-lsb for upgrade compatibility from the Xenial development
     - restore support for querying the list of installed
       modules, since for the moment some modules are still supported.
     - Make the 'lsb' package depend on libjpeg62 as well, known to be needed
       by printer driver packages.
   * Dropped changes:
     - 01-upstart-lsb: obsoleted upstream, no longer used in Ubuntu.

lsb (9.20170808) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Remove Jeff Licquia from Uploaders, with thanks for his past work
     (Closes: #854224)
   * Fix number-to-release typo in lsb-release's README.Debian (Closes: #862041)

lsb (9.20170807) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Remove the lsb-compat package to force migration away from LSB packages
   * Update Homepage URL
   * Update Vcs-* URLs for https counterparts
   * Bump Standards-Version to 4.0.1


lsb (9.20161125) unstable; urgency=medium

   [ Didier Raboud ]
   * Test the distro-info non-Debian fallback, to fix #845489
   * Also run the tests for all pyversions (Python 2.7 only)
   * Fix regressions on python2 (Closes: #845489)
   [ Philipp Hahn ]
   * Strip leading spaces in get_lsb_header_val (Closes: #837639)

lsb (9.20161101) unstable; urgency=medium

   [ Helmut Grohne ]
   * Fix FTCBFS: Annotate Build-Depends: python3-all with :any (Closes: #841679)
   * Add support for DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=nocheck

lsb (9.20161016) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Introduce the new lsb-compat package, providing a limited compatibility
     layer for some selected LSB packages
     - Provides, and replaces lsb & lsb-core
     - Should be sufficient to install and run:
       - Epson printer drivers (LP: #1536353)
       - Google Earth (Closes: #830481)

lsb (9.20160629) unstable; urgency=medium

   [ Helge Deller ]
   * Update to cope with the new Debian Ports' release label
     (Closes: #827137)

lsb (9.20160601) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Revert "Add 01-upstart-lsb from the upstart package, and make executing
     rc.d scripts no-op if there is an upstart job for that script"
     (Closes: #825946)
   * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8 without changes needed

lsb (9.20160110ubuntu5) yakkety; urgency=medium

   * Revert changes to python2 vs. python3 installation of,
     inadvertently breaking imports of lsb_release in python2.  LP: #1596638.

lsb (9.20160110ubuntu4) yakkety; urgency=medium

   * Make the 'lsb' package depend on libjpeg62 as well, known to be needed
     by printer driver packages.

lsb (9.20160110ubuntu3) yakkety; urgency=medium

   * restore support for querying the list of installed
     modules, since for the moment some modules are still supported.

lsb (9.20160110ubuntu2) yakkety; urgency=medium

   [ Till Kamppeter ]
   * Re-added LSB compatibility packages, so that auto-downloadable
     LSB-based printer driver packages work.  Thanks to Till Kammpeter
     for the patch.  LP: #1536353
   * Added Conflicts/Replaces against cups-filters-invalid-mta and
     cups-filters-lsb for upgrade compatibility from the Xenial development

lsb (9.20160110ubuntu1) yakkety; urgency=medium

   * 01-upstart-lsb: when diverting an init script to an upstart job, we
     can't directly map the 'status' subcommand to /sbin/status because the
     return value of the latter is always 0 if we communicated successfully
     with upstart.  Instead, parse the output of the command to correctly map
     this to the LSB return codes.  LP: #1582813.

lsb (9.20160110) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Merge the last Ubuntu diff
   [ Stéphane Graber & Dimitri John Ledkov ]
   * Add 01-upstart-lsb from the upstart package, and make executing rc.d
     scripts no-op if there is an upstart job for that script


lsb (9.20150917) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Demote Build-Depends from python3-all-dev to python3-all (Closes: #799210)

lsb (9.20150826) unstable; urgency=low

   * Drop all the LSB compatibility packages besides lsb-release and lsb-base
     - Drop packages-availability checking in lsb-release
     - Truncate README.Debian to a minimum
     - Document this in lsb-base.NEWS.Debian
   * Change the versioning number to avoid any ambiguity; use joeyh's, with version being Debian next stable's

lsb (4.1+Debian14) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Alexandre Detiste ]
   * Convert packaging to Debhelper 9
   * Port to python3, keep compatibility symlink for
     (Closes: #719063)
   [ Mert Dirik ]
   * Add Turkish translation of lsb debconf messages (Closes: #757509)
   [ Didier Raboud ]
   * Add gbp.conf
   * Rework the releases codename handling:
     - Depend and Build-Depend on distro-info-data, and populate the
       RELEASES_CODENAME_LOOKUP from that reference
     - Drop meaningless tests trying to compare random release names
   * Make sure '-proposed-updates' don't sort before unstable
   * Actuall ignore suites when guessing the release from apt
   * Fix comparison of testing codename (Closes: #691744)
   * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 without changes needed


lsb (4.1+Debian13+nmu1) unstable; urgency=medium

   [ Ondřej Surý]
   * Non-maintainer upload with maintainer agreement
   * Change libjpeg62 dependency to libjpeg62-turbo (Closes: #766023)

lsb (4.1+Debian13) unstable; urgency=medium

   [ Steve Langasek ]
   * test/ also, make lsb_release ignore dpkg origins for
     the test, otherwise the test fails on derivatives.
   [ Colin Watson ]
   * Use open() rather than file() in, for Python 3 compatibility
     (see LP #1035136)
   * Test fileob and strob against None in RFC822Parser.__init__ rather than
     testing their truth value, to avoid a misleading error in the case of a
     file with no LSB headers
   [ Adam Conrad ]
   * Allow lsb-printing to depend on cups-filters | ghostscript-cups
   [ Didier Raboud ]
   * Revert "Fix the remaining problems of python3 compatibility"
     (Closes: #743903)
   * Allow multiarch alternatives of libc6-i386 and lib32z1.
     Thanks to Michael Biebl (Closes: #748426)
   [ Marcel Partap ]
   * In lsb_release, don't forget CODENAME when it's testing; therefore stop
   * calling apt-cache policy again (Closes: #747413)


lsb (4.1+Debian12) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Colin Watson ]
   * Depend directly on libnss3 and libnspr4 rather than via the
     transitional packages libnss3-1d and libnspr4-0d.
   [ Didier Raboud ]
   * Drop one more unnecessary use of /bin/echo -n.
   * Fix lsb_release to correctly work with stable release updates
     incrementing the second digit from Wheezy on. (Closes: #711174)

lsb (4.1+Debian11) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Steve Langasek ]
   * add -Es to the lsb_release python shebang, as discussed in
   * Fix debian/copyright to list the correct Canonical copyright for the
     Ubuntu logging functions.
   * Correct duplicate reference to log_action_end_msg_post in
   * debian/rules: fix the build on Ubuntu derivatives when building only the
     arch-dependent packages.
   [ Didier Raboud ]
   * Add jessie to the release codenames lookup table
   * Get Distributor ID from /etc/dpkg/origins/default if existant
     (Closes: #703677)
   * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 without changes needed
   * Correct lsb-desktop.NEWS syntax errors

lsb (4.1+Debian10) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Steve Langasek ]
   * Fix the remaining problems of python3 compatibility
     (Closes: #673586)
   * Revert unnecessary use of /bin/echo -n (Closes: #708337)
   [ Didier Raboud ]
   * Compress source with xz


lsb (4.1+Debian9) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Jeff Licquia ]
   * Sanity-check pidofproc parameters. (Closes: #691422)

lsb (4.1+Debian8) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix libqt3-mt missing epoch.
   * Hide the stderr output of $(initctl version) in init_is_upstart.
     (Closes: #682032)

lsb (4.1+Debian7) unstable; urgency=low

   * lsb-desktop: Demote Qt3 dependency to a Recommends. Closes: #604360
     - Add a README.Debian to lsb-desktop to document the possibility to
       install Qt3 from;
     - Add a NEWS.Debian to lsb-desktop to document the derogation to the
       LSB 4.1 specification.
   * Accept utf-8 in `apt-cache policy` and `dpkg-query` outputs; add
     test-case. (Closes: #675618)

lsb (4.1+Debian6) unstable; urgency=low

   * Revert "Allow FANCYTTY to be sourced from /etc/default/rcS." This
     avoids one ugly `set +u` in the $() subshell and avoids the hijack
     of /etc/default/rcS. (Reopens: #673207, Closes: #675162, #675197)

lsb (4.1+Debian5) unstable; urgency=low

   * lsb-base; init-functions:
     - Correct comment about hooks.
     - Enhance doc about files sourced from init-functions
     - Allow FANCYTTY to be sourced from /etc/default/rcS. (Closes: #673207)
     - Safe-guard calls to echo with `|| true`; this helps towards making
       sure init.d scripts called with `set -e` continue to work, see
   * lsb-release; python code:
     - In guess_debian_release(), avoid calling guess_release_from_apt()
       and hence the slow `apt-cache policy` if a codename is already
       provided. Patch by Francois Gouget. (Closes: #674143)
     - Add unittests for all functions.
     - Upgrade to python3-compatible syntax.
     - Deprecate the lsb_release.compare_releases() function.
   * lsb-invalid-mta;
     -  Add the /usr/lib/sendmail symlink to /usr/sbin/sendmail.
        (LP: #580914)

lsb (4.1+Debian4) unstable; urgency=low

   * In init-functions, include hooks from /lib/lsb/init-functions.d
     - Source any file in there.
     - Document that in lsb-base.README.
     - Put the Ubuntu logging functions in there; remove the now-obsolete
       configuration file with dpkg-maintscript-helper.
     - Move the "Fancy output left info blocks" in there.
   * Python code: Add an initial (but incomplete) unittest framework for python
     2.7 and 3.2.
   * Properly document the first version with init_is_upstart.
   * Avoid writing the now useless lsb-qt4.substvars file.

lsb (4.1+Debian3) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Didier Raboud ]
   * Compress the orig source tarball with bzip2.
   * Update LSB and packages versions in README.Debian.
   * Fix typo in lsb-invalid-mta's Description.
   * Drop empty directory in lsb-base.
     Instead of moving to /etc/lsb/, drop the empty /etc/lsb.
     (Closes: #671730)
   [ Steve Langasek ]
   * Add a new helper function: init_is_upstart().
     init_is_upstart() is to be used by init scripts of upstart-aware packages to
     render the init script inert when upstart is present.
     Signed-off-by: Didier Raboud <> (Closes: #661109)

lsb (4.1+Debian2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fancy output:
     - Avoid two superfluous calls to /bin/echo.
     - Make the cursor invisible when printing the status block.
   * Make sure OPTIND is marked local for each use. (Closes: #669909)

lsb (4.1+Debian1) unstable; urgency=low

   * lsb-base: Upload the new "Fancy output" to unstable:
     - Move information from NEWS.Debian to README.Debian, enhance it.
   * pidofproc(): Make sure to try /bin/pidof when no pidfile is
     specified. (Closes: #668958)
   * In killproc(), make sure to exit 0 when the program is not running
     and when no signal was specified. (Closes: #668416)

lsb (4.1+Debian0+fancy1) experimental; urgency=low

   * Fancy output: prepend [info] blocks to log_action_msg calls.

lsb (4.1+Debian0+fancy0) experimental; urgency=low

   * Make the init.d scripts messages fancier by prepending them a [....]
     block that becomes [ ok ], [warn] or [FAIL] depending on the daemons
     exit statuses (Closes: #416485).
     - Update lsb-base' README.Debian and NEWS.

lsb (4.1+Debian0) unstable; urgency=low

   * Upload LSB 4.1 support to unstable.
   * Add lsb-languages to lsb Depends.
   * Drop lsb suggests, obsoleted by dependencies changes.
   * Make init-functions' status_of_proc return the LSB-documented 3 on
     inexistant pidfiles. (Closes: #664621)

lsb (4.1+Debian0~exp2) experimental; urgency=low

    * lsb-base.README.Debian: Document status_of_proc. (Closes: #565631)
    * Tighten more dependencies between lsb packages.
    * Update package relationships to match LSB 4.1:
      - Add lsb-security to lsb-core Depends.
      - Add lsb-multimedia to lsb-desktop Depends.
      - Add libpod-plainer-perl to lsb-languages depends.
    * Rewrite debian/copyright using the copyright-format 1.0.
    * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 without changes needed.

lsb (4.1+Debian0~exp1) experimental; urgency=low

   * Merge the lsb 3.2+Debian31 Debian release.
   * Tighten dependencies between lsb-* packages.
   * In killproc(), re-add a '--retry 5' to s-s-d when no signal is
     specified. (Closes: #650584)

lsb (4.1+Debian0~exp0) experimental; urgency=low

   [ Till Kamppeter ]
   * Add the "lsb-invalid-mta" package, with a fake sendmail. This allows
     the installation of LSB packages to not pull in an MTA any more,
     which once adds awkward configuration questions to the installation
     process and second adds an often unnneeded daemon to the system.
     (LP: #141641)
   [ Didier Raboud ]
   * Upgrade to support LSB 4.1. (Closes: #586191, LP: #385606, #386128)
     LSB changes:
      - Bump Depends:
        - on libglib2.0-0  to >= 2.12.13;
        - on fontconfig    to >= 2.6.0;
        - on libglib2.0-0  to >= 2.12.13;
        - on libatk1.0-0   to >= 1.10.3;
        - on libpango1.0-0 to >= 1.10.4;
        - on libgtk2.0-0   to >= 2.10.14;
      - Add Depends:
        - on libglu1;
        - on libcairo2     to >= 1.2.0;
        - on libxtst6;
        - on ghostscript-cups;
      - In lsb, bump lsb-printing from Suggests to Depends.
      - Add the lsb-security package.
      - Drop the now-obsolete lsb-qt4 package.
     Debian changes:
      - libgl1-mesa-glx is the first alternative for libgl1;
      - Make sure all packages have ${misc:Depends}.

lsb (3.2+Debian31) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Didier Raboud ]
   * Correct a bug number in the 3.2+Debian30 upload.
   * Promote lsb-release to Priority: optional.
   * Fix both unused and undeclared local variables in pidofproc.
     (Closes: #663351)
   [ Peter Eisentraut ]
   * Handle non-world-readable pid files. (Closes: #653598)

lsb (3.2+Debian30) unstable; urgency=low

   * Drop Depends on essentials sed & ncurses-bin. (Closes: #488237)
   * Don't display Debian revision in lsb_release modules version output.
   * Update Qt4 relationships to current packaging. (Closes: #661888)
   * Remove /lib/* only on upgrade. (Closes: #642076)

lsb (3.2+Debian29) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Didier Raboud ]
   * Wrap debian/control package relationship lines.
   * Put under explicit debian-lsb@l.d.o team maintenance.
     (Closes: #616131)
   * Add myself as uploader.
   * Drop Chris Lawrence from Uploaders with great thanks for his past
     work. (Closes: #616131)
   * Define source format as '3.0 (native)'.
   * Reduce debian/rules using tiny dh7 style.
   * Add initial lintian overrides files.
   * Add explicit `set -e` to maintainer scripts.
   * Drop Conflicts/Replaces for old package versions.
   * Install on Ubuntu.
   * Update the Homepage field to point to the public URL.
     (Closes: #653917)
   * Depend on cron-daemon, with cron as first alternative.
     (Closes: #638004)
   * Add Vcs-* fields as this will now be maintained on collab-maint's
   * Correct URLs to refspecs.{freestandards,linuxbase}.org.
   * Recognise Debian Ports as `sid` too. (Closes: #624769)
   [ Michael Vogt ]
   * Switch from python-central to dh_python2. (Closes: #606354)
   [ Colin Watson ]
   * Ensure that files are closed promptly in
   * Mark lsb-base Multi-Arch: foreign. (LP: #904013)
   [ Steve Langasek ]
   * Don't run apt-cache if /etc/lsb-release exists.
   * Mark lsb-release Multi-Arch: foreign.
   * Use $DPKG_MAINTSCRIPT_ARCH in maintainer scripts
   [ Simone Rossetto ]
   * Fix for unsupported negative value in pin priorities.
     (Closes: #540208)
   [ Michał Kułach ]
   * Add the Debconf Polish translation. (Closes: #661251)
   [ Jeff Licquia ]
   * Add me to Uploaders.

lsb (3.2-28.1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Non-maintainer upload.
   * Fix pending l10n issues. Debconf translations:
     - Korean (강민지).  Closes: #632010,#632018
     - Catalan; (Innocent De Marchi).  Closes: #641828


lsb (3.2-28) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix symlinks for AMD64.  (Closes: #638450)
   * Please note the RFA/ITA for this package (#616131).

lsb (3.2-27) unstable; urgency=low

   * Track down another use of dpkg --print-installation-architecture.
     (Closes: #610049)
   * Various cleanups to init-functions, courtesy of Jari Aalto:
     + Use /bin/echo when using options throughout.  (Closes: #602038)
     + Use $() command substitution.  (Closes: #602035)
     + Use && and || instead of -a and -o.  (Closes: #602037)
     + Break long lines.  (Closes: #602039)
     + Cleanup use of local.  (Closes: #602042)
     + Use single-line statements.  (Closes: #602044)
     + Use self-documenting values of variables.  (Closes: #602048)


lsb (3.2-26) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix reversed assignment in compare_release.  (Closes: #540208)
   * Move lsb(8) to lsb-core package.  (Closes: #589101)
   * Update da translation of debconf templates; thanks to Joe Dalton.
     (Closes: #599461)

lsb (3.2-25) unstable; urgency=low

   * Improve release comparison function when 'suite' is missing from
     sources.list.  (Closes: #597667)
   * return 3 in pidofproc() if we can't track down a running copy of
     the process and the pidfile is missing.  (Closes: #597628)
   * Correct location of README.Debian.gz in lsb(8).  (Closes: #589100)
   * Add link to LSB specification in lsb(8).  (Closes: #589102)

lsb (3.2-24) unstable; urgency=low

   * Improve detection of Debian version when there is a "tie" in
     APT's sources.list.  Patch by Giovanni Mascellani.  (Closes: #540208)
   * Fix test for PID file in init-functions.  Patch by Keith O'Brien.
     (Closes: #545896)
   * Fix reporting for more recent versions of Debian GNU/kFreeBSD.  Patch
     by Gonéri Le Bouder.  (Closes: #595159)
   * Use --print-architecture instead of --print-installation-architecture
     in lsb-core postinst.  (Closes: #542610)
   * Fix formatting error in lsb_release(1).  Patch by Adam Guthrie.
     (Closes: #586575)
   * Update pt_BR translation for debconf messages, thanks to Flamarion Jorge.
     (Closes: #596438)

lsb (3.2-23.1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Non-maintainer upload.
   * Fix dependencies of lsb-core on kfreebsd-* and hurd-* to make the
     package installable. Thanks to Aurelien Jarno for the patch and the
     bugreport.  (Closes: #539284)
   * Set XS-Python-Version to all to make lsb-release available for all
     supported Python versions. Thanks to Sandro Tosi for the bug report.
     (Closes: #570586)
   * Don't make lsb-core conflict with python (>= 2.6).


lsb (3.2-23) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix tests for $TERM in log_use_fancy_output().  (Closes: #537112, #536190)
   * Add libnss3-1d and libqt4-sql-sqlite to lsb-desktop dependencies.
     (Closes: #534277, #534452)
   * Properly trap open() failures in lsb_release.  (Closes: #521462)
   * Ignore empty arguments in /etc/lsb-release.  (Closes: #485565)
     May also fix #514041.
   * Better test for existant but unreadable PID file.  (Closes: #527890)
   * Add some punctuation to log_{warning,failure}_msg.  (Closes: #525684)
   * lsb-core depends on cups-bsd | lpr, since it is more likely that
     someone in 2009 will have CUPS installed already than want to use lpr
     instead.  (Closes: #512098)

lsb (3.2-22) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix quoting of $PWD in start-stop-daemon call.  (Closes: #520499)

lsb (3.2-21) unstable; urgency=low

   * Provide lsb_release module for Python applications.  (Closes: #486262)
   * Change working directory to $PWD in start-stop-daemon, for better
     compatibility with LSB applications.  (Closes: #519817)
   * return 3 rather than 4 in pidofproc if a PID file is specified and
     the daemon is not found.  (Closes: #494623)
   * Improve handling of future testing versions unknown to lsb-release.
     Patch by Jan Muszynski (Closes: #517594).
   * Fix DeprecationWarning with Python 2.6; patch from Colin Watson and
     Anders Kaseorg.  (Closes: #517819)
   * Bypass guess_debian_release() if /etc/lsb-release is complete.
     Patch from Scott James Remnant.  (Closes: #511952)
   * 'time' was missing from lsb-core dependencies.  (Closes: #510488)
   * Demote lsb to a suggestion by lsb-release.  (Closes: #509611)


lsb (3.2-20) unstable; urgency=low

   * Revert change in 3.2-16 that broke killproc due to my misunderstanding
     of the spec.  (Closes: #495587)
   * pidofproc now also checks for /var/run/$ if -p is not specified,
     fixing conformance with the spec.

lsb (3.2-19) unstable; urgency=low

   * Return 0 in log_failure_msg too.

lsb (3.2-18) unstable; urgency=low

   * Also fix case where stdout isn't color-capable.  (Closes: #493505, again)

lsb (3.2-17) unstable; urgency=low

   * log_{success,failure,warning}_msg suck, please don't use them for
     Debian scripts.  Nonetheless, breakage fixed.  (Closes: #493505)

lsb (3.2-16) unstable; urgency=low

   * Add a bugscript to lsb-release to help figure out why people keep
     getting very strange results.
   * Lenny will be Debian 5.0, not Debian 4.1; fix accordingly.
   * Improve output of lsb-specified logging functions; deal with
     in-the-wild variations that omit messages.
   * No longer use --retry in start-stop-daemon calls.  (Closes: #451529)
   * Fix behavior of killproc and pidofproc when no pidfile is passed in.
   * Call pidof with -x to include scripts that may be daemonized.
   * Change dependencies cupsys -> cups.  (Closes: #490381)

lsb (3.2-15) unstable; urgency=low

   * Add Basque [eu] translation.  (Closes: #491005)
   * Fix log_action_end_msg_pre function definition (_post was defined twice).
     (Closes: #491087)

lsb (3.2-14) unstable; urgency=low

   * Update pidofproc(), status_of_proc() to sync with Ubuntu.
     Thanks to Dustin Kirkland.  (Closes: #490095)
   * Add hooks to init-functions, thanks to Miroslav Jezbera.
     These are documented in README.Debian in lsb-base.
     (Closes: #490408)

lsb (3.2-13) unstable; urgency=low

   * Include status_of_proc() function from Ubuntu's lsb-base.
     Thanks to Dustin Kirkland.  (Closes: #483285)
   * This patch also allows pidofproc to work on other users' processes.
     (Closes: #452992)
   * Fix output of lsb_release -h to properly describe what -s does.
     (Closes: #479542)
   * Add Slovak translation.  (Closes: #489265)
   * Fix dependencies to not use >>.  (Closes: #461340)
   * Document init-functions license in debian/copyright.
     (Closes: #481281)
   * Also fix text of init-functions license to remove the reference to
     "the Regents," who didn't author any of init-functions.

lsb (3.2-12) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fix reversed test in killproc().  (Closes: #478871)

lsb (3.2-11) unstable; urgency=low

   * Depend on gs | ghostscript to help with Python transition.

lsb (3.2-10) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix typo in lsb_release.  (Closes: #476969)

lsb (3.2-9) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix lsb_release detection when apt-cache policy identifies no Debian
     sources.  (Closes: #476288)
   * Only use fancy TTY output if TERM is set and FD 1 is a terminal.
     (Closes: #470993)
   * Do not use eval in start_daemon().  (Closes: #406059)

lsb (3.2-8) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Bump conflicts to python < 2.6.  (Closes: #475953)
   * init-functions: In killproc(), return 0 if program is not running
     (instead of 3).  (Closes: #475258)
   * lsb_release: Due to popular demand, report pinned release rather than
     "unstable" on systems with multiple releases in sources.list.
     (Closes: #459257)

lsb (3.2-7) unstable; urgency=low

   * Remove libstdc++5 dependency on all architectures, since it's only
     needed before LSB 3.0.
   * Revoke provision of lsb-cxx < 3.0 according to lsb_release.

lsb (3.2-6) unstable; urgency=low

   * Kill old versions of /etc/lsb-release deader.  (Closes: #467219)
   * Fix debian/rules:
       ("host" is what we're building for)
     + Detect armel using DEB_HOST_GNU_CPU_TYPE=arm-linux-gnueabi
   * Remove duplicate LSB modules from lsb_release -v output.

lsb (3.2-5) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix init-functions with set -e.  (Closes: #472794)
     Patch from Matthias Klose.
   * Downgrade optional LSB modules to suggestions from main "lsb" package
     (core LSB dependency for LSB 1.x); remove obsolete lsb-qt4 from its
   * lsb-desktop now provides lsb-qt4*, essentially making lsb-qt4 a dummy
   * lsb-cxx: Don't depend on libstdc++5 on armel.

lsb (3.2-4) unstable; urgency=high

   * Reverse test in killproc().  (Closes: #469404)

lsb (3.2-3) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Handle missing $sig in killproc() properly.  (Closes: #469167)

lsb (3.2-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * lsb_release -v now detects the lsb-qt4 version(s) installed correctly.

lsb (3.2-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New LSB version.
     + Add libpam0g, libncurses5 to lsb-base.
     + Add libqt4-gui, libfreetype6, libxrender1, libxft2 to lsb-desktop.
     + lsb-qt4 appears to be deprecated by the new lsb-desktop requirements.
     + Add new printing, multimedia, and languages modules.
   * More killproc() fixes.  (Closes: #453636)
   * Use /etc/debian_version in preference to apt autodetection.
     (Closes: #427221)
   * Handle non-zero status from start-stop-daemon better.  (Closes: #451532)
   * All fancy output uses /bin/echo -e now.  (Closes: #463082)
   * Add/update translations:
       fi (Closes: #447184)
       ro (Closes: #468670)
       ja (Closes: #462757)
       pt (Closes: #439402)
   * Ignore invalid lines in /etc/lsb-release.  (Closes: #454352)


lsb (3.1-24) unstable; urgency=low

   * Acknowledge NMU by Christian Perrier.
   * Apply patch from Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña to improve release
     detection.  (Closes: #425627, #405993)
   * lsb-release no longer recommends lsb.  (Closes: #426807)
   * Update debconf templates per Smith project.  (Closes: #422973)
   * Add/update translations:
     Vietnamese (Closes: #426834)
     Galician (Closes: #423685)
     Swedish (Closes: #423904)
     Czech (Closes: #425154)
     Italian (Closes: #425258)
     Dutch (Closes: #425710)
     French (Closes: #426105)
     Malay (Closes: #426237)
     German (Closes: #426599)
     Russian (Closes: #426741)
     Arabic (Closes: #423616)
     Spanish (Closes: #423815)
   * Don't remove the pidfile in killproc if a signal is specified; the
     specification does not specify this behavior, and it can cause
     problems with signals like HUP.  (Closes: #416559)
   * And then, only remove the pidfile if the process is actually dead.
     (Closes: #410622)
   * Update codename for testing.  (Closes: #425646)

lsb (3.1-23.1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Non-maintainer upload to fix pending l10n issues.
   * Debconf translations:
     - Portuguese. Closes: #408177
     - Convert PO files to UTF-8, except Japanese

lsb (3.1-23) unstable; urgency=low

   * Remove the pidfile in killproc() if successful.  (Closes: #400261)
   * Recommend apt in lsb-release; lsb-release can work without it, so
     no need to make it a hard dependency.  (Closes: #399991)
   * Fix missing paragraph break in lsb_release(1).  (Closes: #399989)
     Above two fixes courtesy of Julian Gibney.
   * Add Romanian and Spanish translations of debconf templates.
     (Closes: #403421, #403527)


lsb (3.1-22) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix crash when the Debian release is identified from
     /etc/debian_version and there is no corresponding codename (reported
     by Riku Voipio as a result of buildd failures).
   * log_use_fancy_output() had unintended behavior under set -e.
     (Thanks to Steve Langesek for the heads-up.)

lsb (3.1-21) unstable; urgency=low

   * lsb_release changes: Improve parsing of apt-cache policy output to be
     more flexible; deal with stable revisions in the codename lookup.

lsb (3.1-20) unstable; urgency=low

   * The "hopefully we can push this into testing now that the bugs are all
     shaken out, maybe" release.
   * Don't use --name in killproc() when a pidfile is provided; thanks to
     Timo Reimann for the patch.  (Closes: #397977)
   * Give lsb_release's heuristics priority over whatever is in
     /etc/debian_version; note that /etc/lsb-release will override both and
     should be supplied by derived distributions.  (Closes: #396853)

lsb (3.1-19) unstable; urgency=low

   * Now try the eval hack in start-stop-daemon, since nothing else seems
     to work.  (Closes: #388836)

lsb (3.1-18) unstable; urgency=low

   * etch will be Debian 4.0, not Debian 3.2.  (Closes: #395004)
   * Don't quote $@ in start-stop-daemon calls, which should resolve issues
     with multiple/quoted arguments to the daemon in start_daemon().
     (Closes: #388836)
   * Revert to testing for a fancy TTY before trying to call tput and friends,
     to avoid crap spewage on shutdown.  (Closes: #390363, #391981)

lsb (3.1-17) unstable; urgency=low

   * Set FANCYTTY to a null string to cope with init scripts that for some
     reason seem to use set -u.  (Closes: #390085)

lsb (3.1-16) unstable; urgency=low

   * Improve documentation of killproc().  (Closes: #384814)
   * Also improve documentation of pidofproc() in the same vein.
   * Move lsb_release to /usr.  (Closes: #389380)
   * Modify log_use_fancy_output() to only test once for a fancy TTY; patch
     by Brendan O'Dea.  (Closes: #389497)
   * Fix semantics of killproc() to behave properly when $sig is specified.
     (Closes: #389403)

lsb (3.1-15) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix assignment to $opt in pidofproc().  (Closes: #384540)

lsb (3.1-14) unstable; urgency=low

   * Document LSB init functions more thoroughly in lsb-base's README.Debian.
     (Closes: #382597)

lsb (3.1-13) unstable; urgency=low

   * More tweaks to the getopts calls, to ensure that OPTIND is reset on
     each call.  (See #381822)

lsb (3.1-12) unstable; urgency=low

   * Revert log_end_msg() change.  (Closes: #381814)
   * killproc() returns 0 if a signal is not specified and the program
     is not running.  (Closes: #379387)
   * Divert output in pidofproc test to /dev/null.  (Closes: #381821)
   * Test tput setaf 1 in log_use_fancy_output().  (Closes: #375644)
   * Fix call to getopts in start_daemon to properly work with command
     options.  (Closes: #381822)

lsb (3.1-11) unstable; urgency=low

   * Patch for other architectures from Martin Habets
     <> (closes: #375457)
   * Stop using basename: patch from Tore Anderson <>
     (closes: #354028)
   * Move return code evaluation out of if $specified block in killproc, so
     that evaluation is dependant on whether or not process is running, not on
     whether a pidfile was specified (closes: #379387)
   * log_end_msg no longer returns non-zero.  It's a log function, after all
     (closes: #381687)
   * log_use_fancy_output is now overridable by admin (closes: #374780)
   * pidofproc actually checks if process is running (closes: #381684)
     (probably closes: #167757)
   * Use shell built-in getopts instead of /usr/bin/getopt (closes: #335216)
   * Remove reference to /usr/share/doc/lsb-core/html/ (closes: #380045)
   * Ru translation (thanks: Yuri Kozlov <>)
     (closes: #380430)
   * Above changes prepared by Stephen Gran <>.
   * Update debian/TODO, which was a wee bit out of date.
   * Accomplish Python policy transition. (Closes: #380858)

lsb (3.1-10) unstable; urgency=low

   * Quote tests of $specified.  (Closes: #370256)

lsb (3.1-9) unstable; urgency=high

   * Add missing < "$pidfile" to read in pidofproc().  (Closes: #370155)

lsb (3.1-8) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix killproc() to work if signal isn't specified; also fix the
     pidfile check in both killproc() and pidofproc().  (Closes: #370075)

lsb (3.1-7) unstable; urgency=low

   * lsb-graphics: Depend on libx11-6 | xlibs.  (Closes: #369955)

lsb (3.1-6) unstable; urgency=low

   * Replace uses of $n with ${n:-} where $n could be unbound.
     (Closes: #369193)
   * Use pidof only if pid file is not specified.  (Closes: #365736)

lsb (3.1-5) unstable; urgency=high

   * Remove /usr/X11R6/bin from lsb-core, since I'm pretty sure it's not
     strictly necessary for LSB compliance and it breaks 7.0.
     (Closes: #365264)

lsb (3.1-4) unstable; urgency=high

   * Bump priority since (a) these changes are trivial and (b) 3.1-3 was
     two days from testing.
   * lsb-desktop: also depend on fontconfig (for fc-* binaries).
   * Add Galician debconf translation.  (Closes: #361938)

lsb (3.1-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix dependency on libgtk2.  (Closes: #361879)

lsb (3.1-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Upload lsb 3.1 support for unstable.
   * Really create symlink.  (Closes: #355959)

lsb (3.1-1) experimental; urgency=low

   * First crack at a package for LSB 3.1.
   * Add -desktop and -qt4 metapackages.
   * Update README.Debian and control file for 3.1.
   * Update lsb_release to recognize lsb-desktop and lsb-qt4 modules.
   * Update FSF address in debian/copyright.
   * Fix debian/control to allow sarge build.

lsb (3.0-16) unstable; urgency=low

   * Add symlink on AMD64.  (Closes: #355959)
   * Depends: ia32-libs -> libc6-i386, lib32z1 on AMD64.  (Closes: #355388)
   * On purge or upgrade from < lsb-release 3.0-8, remove /etc/lsb-release
     if its md5sum is the same as that shipped in sarge.  (Closes: #355377)

lsb (3.0-15) unstable; urgency=low

   * Test $TERM in log_use_fancy_output; if it is "dumb" we don't have a
     fancy TTY.  (Closes: #350291)
   * Better heuristics in lsb_release to guess whether we're running on
     testing or unstable.  (Closes: #95824, #341231)
     Note that /etc/lsb-release, if present, will override these results,
     and /etc/debian_version has priority.
   * Fix lsb_release to allow multiple fields to be displayed (i.e.
     lsb_release --id --codename).

lsb (3.0-14) unstable; urgency=low

   * Allow lsb-base to be built on sarge.  (Closes: #345984)


lsb (3.0-13) unstable; urgency=medium

   * The "answer all the questions in the changelog" release.
   * Skip empty headers when parsing RFC822 headers for init scripts.
     (Closes: #343310)
   * The versioned dependency on dpkg-dev is due to the use of
     DEB_*_ARCH_CPU in debian/rules, which only became available in dpkg
     1.13.2.  Feel free to submit a patch to facilitate a sarge backport.
     (Closes: #344392)
   * Since the lsb family of packages track an upstream specification with
     "non-native" version numbering, the use of a hyphenated version number
     for these native packages is justified.  (Closes: #344384)
     (Note that although it does violate policy for a non-native package to
     lack a hyphen in its version number, the contrapositive case does not
     violate policy.)
   * Deal with missing /etc/debian_version.  (Closes: #341719)

lsb (3.0-12) unstable; urgency=low

   * Remove the pidfile in killproc().  (Closes: #321271)
   * Declare $i local where it was previously omitted.  (Closes: #340667)
   * Fix syntax errors in init-skeleton.  (Closes: #302009)
   * Add sv.po.  (Closes: #333595)

lsb (3.0-11) unstable; urgency=low

   * Use the basename in killproc when calling start-stop-daemon.
     (Closes: #332744)
   * lsb-base conflicts/replaces lsb-core (<< 2.0-6).  (Closes: #335798)

lsb (3.0-10) unstable; urgency=low

   * Use --name instead of --exec in killproc().  (Closes: #332744)

lsb (3.0-9) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix silly Pythonic else in init-functions.  (Closes: #329936)
   * s/log_action_start_msg/log_action_begin_msg/ in README.Debian.
     (Thanks to Marco d'Itri for pointing these two out.)
   * If bits of /etc/lsb-release are missing (but not the whole file), use
     detected information in its place.

lsb (3.0-8) unstable; urgency=low

   * Bring in lsb-release (binary) package; rewritten to handle -v properly
     for LSB 2.x and beyond.
   * /etc/lsb-release is no longer provided by the lsb-release package;
     it is probably best managed in base-files (which derived distros are
     probably branding anyway).

lsb (3.0-7) unstable; urgency=low

   * Update lsb-core dependencies to include:
       ed (for /bin/ed)
       bsdutils (for /usr/bin/logger)
       cupsys-client | lprng (for /usr/bin/lp)
       mailutils | mailx (for /usr/bin/mailx)
     These are required in the final LSB 3.0 spec.

lsb (3.0-6) unstable; urgency=low

   * Add symlinks.  (Closes: #326609)
   * Use cat $pidfile instead of read.  (Closes: #327405)
     If someone knows why the convoluted read was used instead... let me know.
   * Test for TPUT and friends as needed.  (Closes: #327388, #327825)
   * Add log_action_*().  (Closes: #324983)
   * Edit README.Debian; fork off a README.Debian for lsb-base.
     (Closes: #327525)
   * The log_* functions can be overridden in /etc/
     (Closes: #321963)

lsb (3.0-5) unstable; urgency=low

   * Use --exec in calls to start-stop-daemon in killproc().  (Closes: #322770)

lsb (3.0-4) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fix LIBC setting; add Alpha support.  (Closes: #322316)
   * Add support for PPC64.  (Closes: #322293)
   * Document usage of log_*_msg in README.Debian.

lsb (3.0-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Upload to unstable, since glibc 2.3.5 is now in.
   * lsb-base is now Priority: important.
   * Fix $FANCYTTY tests in a more POSIXly-correct way.  (Closes: #322022)
   * Get rid of the html/* stuff and references to it in README.Debian.
     (Closes: #321260)
   * Maintainers who are using the lsb-base logging facilities should
     strongly consider using log_daemon_msg() instead of log_start_msg();
     the new log_daemon_msg() is designed to meet both Debian and Ubuntu
     logging requirements.  Customization should come in a subsequent 3.0-x

lsb (3.0-2) experimental; urgency=low

   * Uploaded to experimental since glibc 2.3.5 is not in sid yet.
   * Add /usr/lib/lsb/lsbinstall.
     Note: the inetd stuff isn't implemented yet.
   * Require glibc >> 2.3.5, since some interfaces in LSB 3.0 were
     introduced by glibc 2.3.5.
   * Require Python 2.3 or later, so we can use optparse.
   * Fix test in pidofproc in /lib/lsb/init-functions.  (Closes: #315067)
   * Document /etc/profile.d lossage in README.Debian.
   * Remove stale link in README.Debian.  (Closes: #316064)
   * Update German translation.  (Closes: #313979)
   * Add Vietnamese translation.  (Closes: #312606)
   * Updated description.  (Closes: #318224)
   * Call /bin/echo when using -e.  (Closes: #320709)
   * Kludge log_*_msg into being more policy-compliant and (in the case of
     the LSB functions) more Debian-like.
   * Add log_progress_msg.  See spiffy example adapted from the Policy
     Manual in init-functions.  (Closes: #319739)

lsb (3.0-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * lsb-cxx now depends on libstdc++6 as well as libstdc++5, necessitated
     by LSB 3.0.
   * Don't create /lib64 on AMD64.  (Closes: #308220)

lsb (2.0-7) unstable; urgency=high

   * Fix Replaces line to use the correct version in lsb-base.
     (Closes: #301694, RC; Closes: #301747)

lsb (2.0-6) unstable; urgency=low

   * Create lsb package in binary-indep step.  (Closes: #297788)
   * Merge /lib/lsb/init-functions from Ubuntu.
   * Split /lib/lsb/init-functions into arch-all lsb-base package; this
     functionality is thus available for use by other, non-LSB packages.
   * Update README.Debian.

lsb (2.0-5) unstable; urgency=low

   * Upload to unstable.  (Closes: #278093)
   * Ignore empty headers in init files.  (Closes: #292835)
   * Add Czech translation of the debconf messages.  (Closes: #288015)


lsb (2.0-4) experimental; urgency=low

   * Fix path of HTML docs in debian/doc-base.lsb-core  (Closes: #278357)

lsb (2.0-3) experimental; urgency=low

   * Fix x86-64 ls-lsb symlink.  (Closes: #278093)

lsb (2.0-2) experimental; urgency=low

   * Upload to experimental so we don't break lsb 2.0-1 in unstable as it
     tries to migrate to sarge.
   * Split into lsb-core, lsb-graphics, and lsb-cxx packages, leaving lsb
     as a metapackage (lsb-graphics and lsb-cxx are also metapackages).
   * Include /lib64 in the AMD64 package rather than running mkdir in the
   * Revise README.Debian for LSB 2.0 and the package split; ensure LSB
     package install instructions are in the first page of text.

lsb (2.0-1) unstable; urgency=high

   * Add lsb-core-{noarch,[arch]} Provides.
   * Symlink to appropriate dynamic linker.
   * Add Japanese translation of debconf template.  (Closes: #270926)
   * Depend on ia32-libs on amd64.  (Closes: #259976)

lsb (1.3-9) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added Danish po file.  (Closes: #234406)

lsb (1.3-8) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added German po file.  (Closes: #223120)
   * Depend on exim4 | m-t-a instead of exim | m-t-a.  (Closes: #228588)


lsb (1.3-7) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Conflict with libutahglx1 instead of depending on xlibmesa3-gl.
     This will allow XFree86 4.3.0's libgl1 to be installed on the system.
   * Move conflicts with Python to 2.5, since 2.4 is not expected to be
     backwards incompatible with anything in the lsb package.

lsb (1.3-6) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Depend on alien 8.36 or later.  (Closes: #220177)
   * Depend on xlibmesa3-gl instead of libgl1.  (Closes: #220523)
   * If the pathname supplied to install_initd or remove_initd exists
     relative to the cwd, use it rather than prepending /etc/init.d.
     (Closes: #207851)
   * Added notes for backporting to woody to README.Debian.

lsb (1.3-5) unstable; urgency=low

   * Note in README.Debian that the --lsbsysinit option in /etc/crontab is
     required for strict LSB compliance.  (Closes: #214896)
   * Re-enable $netdaemons facility in the "internal registry" again, as
     gLSB 1.1 included it and some packages appear to still use it.
     (Closes: #210578)
   * Use symlink instead of the glibc-version-dependent location
     for s390.  (Closes: #216824)

lsb (1.3-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * Add Dutch translation of debconf template.  (Closes: #204921)
   Matt Taggart:
   * Add ia64 to description.  (Closes: #207694)
   Tobias Burnus:
   * Provide a skeleton LSB init script.  (Closes: #207715)
   * Numerous improvements to init-functions.  (Closes: #207639)
   * Support broken uses of install_initd and remove_initd.
     (See #207851; still pondering on start_daemon's behavior.)

lsb (1.3-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Depend on pax.  (Closes: #203545)
   * Add symlink for ia64.  (Closes: #203541)
   * Improved French translation.  (Closes: #202692)

lsb (1.3-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Use iteritems instead of the default iterator when saving the
     init script dependency dictionary.  (Closes: #202012)
   * Add a link to Matt Taggart's DebConf2 talk to README.Debian.
     (Closes: #198600)
   * Add French translation of debconf prompts.  (Closes: #201626)

lsb (1.3-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * First release of LSB 1.3 for Debian.
   * Convert everything to Python 2.2+ style.
   * Clean up the parsing of header lines to be fully compliant.
   * Add po-debconf patch.  (Closes: #186853)
   * Don't retry if a signal specified in killproc.  (Closes: #167759)
   * Revise pidofproc to return a failure code if no pid found.
     (Closes: #190719)
   * Properly treat Required-Start and Required-Stop as strict dependencies
     (install_initd will now fail if they cannot be fulfilled.)
   * remove_initd will now fail if removing the init script would cause
     another LSB package to be missing a dependency.  (However, the
     tracking for these dependencies was not done in the past.  As this is
     part of gLSB 1.9, this should not be a problem.)
   * The previous two items were in a single report.  (Closes: #198293)
   * Support Should-Start and Should-Stop from gLSB 1.9.  (Closes: #198277)
     (A warning message will be output if a facility requested is unavailable.)
   * Support -p argument to killproc, pidofproc and start_daemon, per gLSB 1.9.
     (Closes: #197794)
   * Set up the ld-lsb symlink in the postinst, so it can vary between
     architectures, and remove in the prerm.  (Closes: #183617)
     Currently only defined for IA32 (i386), PPC32 (powerpc) and S390
     (s390); please let me know the correct link for IA64 (ia64) and any
     other ports that may be floating out there.  (I'm only interested in
     architectures that appear at
   * Purge the lsb registry on package removal.
   * Depend on mawk | gawk; original-awk may not be SUS-compliant.


lsb (1.2-6) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fix call to shadowconfig in postinst.  (Closes: #166041)
   * Add text to the debconf template that lets the user know that shadow
     passwords are not needed by most LSB applications.

lsb (1.2-5) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Remove duplicate --retry 5 from start-stop-daemon call.  (Closes: #165395)
   * Fix bugs in the init script registry code.  (Closes: #165038)

lsb (1.2-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * Support more specifications for the signal in "killproc".
     (Closes: #163109)

lsb (1.2-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Return non-zero exit status if "pidofproc" can't find the process.
     (Closes: #157314)

lsb (1.2-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix silly typos in install_initd.  (Closes: #152544)
   * Fix duplicated --retry 5.  (Closes: #152552)

lsb (1.2-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * ADV: Matt Taggart will be giving a presentation on LSB in Debian at
     Debconf2 on Sunday afternoon; your attendence and attentiveness is
     strongly encouraged :-)
   * First release of LSB 1.2 (hopefully-)compliant package.
   * Added link to joeyh's LSB testing page to README.Debian.
   * Revised README.Debian in light of LSB 1.2's improved verbiage.
   * Added support for facilities introduced in gLSB 1.2.  (Closes: #148568)
     - $time: start >= S24, stop <= K21
     - $portmap: start >= S19, stop <= K34
   * Removed support for the $netdaemons facility, which vanished from the
     specification.  Hopefully nobody is using it...
   * Call pidof if it's available and /var/run/$ doesn't exist.

lsb (1.1.0-11) unstable; urgency=low

   * Note that Debian's run-parts ignores certain lsb cron.* scripts, in
     violation of the LSB specification.  See #118646.
     (If necessary, run-parts may be diverted by this package to conform.)

lsb (1.1.0-10) unstable; urgency=low

   * Force removal of rc.d links in remove_initd.  (Closes: #139400)

lsb (1.1.0-9) unstable; urgency=low

   * Improve error handing in {install,remove}_initd when no argument is
   * Fix minor syntax error in outputing the facilities file.
   * Move facilities file handling into the initdutils module.
   * Changed facilities file format to allow multiple init scripts to
     provide the same facility w/o crashing.
   * These changes should solve all the init script handing bugs; thanks to
     Tobias Burnus <> for his testing.

lsb (1.1.0-8) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix typo in debian/rules.  (Closes: #138945)
   * Rewrite the init script handling to improve modularity.
   * Fix typos in regexes in init script handling.  (Closes: #138946)

lsb (1.1.0-7) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix remove_initd in line with the changes to install_initd.

lsb (1.1.0-6) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fix typos in init functions.  (Closes: #138766)
   * Move init-functions to /lib/lsb.  (Closes: #138762)
   * Fix logic errors in start_daemon.  (Closes: #138771)
   * Fix init script header processing to accomodate minor deviations from
     the LSB spec.  (Closes: #138789)

lsb (1.1.0-5) unstable; urgency=low

   * Include /usr/X11R6/bin to make the LSB test suite happy.  Document
     LSB's lack of specification of an X server or any clients as required
     for compliance (hence making it odd that /usr/X11R6/bin would be
     needed, as it could conceivably be empty).  (Closes: #136713)
   * Prompt on installation if shadow passwords appear to be disabled, and
     enable them if requested.  (Closes: #136806)
   * Fix the spelling of Matt Taggart's name in README.Debian.

lsb (1.1.0-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * Clean up directories to omit those present in current base-files.
   * Rearrange README.Debian to put installation discussion near the top.

lsb (1.1.0-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Release candidate.
   * Include HTML files from Matt Taggart <> comparing
     the LSB spec to Debian.
   * Clean up dependency list.
   * Convert to arch-independent package.
   * Add lsb(8) manpage.

lsb (1.1.0-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Update README.Debian and install_initd to implement a few changes:
     - uid/gid for bin is documented.
     - treat RL 2-5 as the same, because nothing else sensible seems

lsb (1.1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Initial Release.  (Closes: #134658)