Comment 164 for bug 1073433

Excerpts from Steve Langasek's message of 2014-01-22 16:51:06 UTC:
> On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 09:19:13AM -0000, Benny wrote:
> > Lennert of systemd refers to this bug on google+. He outlines a fix for
> > the simple case:
>
> The fix he outlines is not for this bug. It's not for a bug we have in
> upstart in Ubuntu at all; we already reliably ensure telinit u on upgrade of
> all of upstart's library dependencies, which are finite and accounted for.
>

I feel like he outlined two bugs. That one, I agree, is handled and
"meh".

The other one is the one that would sweep up the mess we occasionally
see when something misbehaves.

I'd like to see Ubuntu's shutdown do more to protect against that
failure mode.