Comment 17 for bug 1124384

On Wed, May 01, 2013 at 12:11:19AM -0000, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
> To fix stateful re-execution in early boot, we need to serialise all
> objects used by upstart which upstream has avoided to do so far. Also
> it's questionable if stateful re-execution in early boot is a desired
> requirement.

No, it isn't. cloud-init needs to be able to run a dist-upgrade of
arbitrary packages, including upstart and core libraries, prior to starting
services in a cloud instance.