Re: A few observations about systemd
On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 1:15 PM, Gergely Nagy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Federico Di Gregorio <email@example.com> writes:
>> On 18/07/11 12:13, Samuel Thibault wrote:
>>> Jon Dowland, le Mon 18 Jul 2011 10:35:30 +0100, a écrit :
>>>> 1. carry portability patches against systemd locally
>>>> 2. support multiple init systems
>>>> 3. drop kfreebsd (and HURD and others)
>>> 3 basically means dropping "Universal" from Debian, and replace it with
>> Wasn't "universal" as in "runs everywhere" (i.e., on a lot of archs) vs
>> as "runs everything" (when a Debian GNU/WinNT?).
> The main issue I have with dropping kFreeBSD & HURD would be (apart from
> losing two platforms I use - even if for fun only; I don't want to use a
> distribution that doesn't allow me to have as much fun as I do now) that
> it leads down the path of dropping whatever a vocal upstream decides to
> don't care about.
> What if next year $upstream_of_an_important_package decides that he only
> cares about amd64 and arm? The rest of the world is obsolete anyway...
What about also embeded marked ? Projection says what consumer will
use more embeded software than desktop in the next years.
Systemd seems pretty non modular and too heavy weight for this, at
least for now.
> Would Debian drop i386, ppc, mips and the rest?
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