Miles Fidelman <email@example.com> (2014-10-16): > 1. Where in the installer code does the init system get installed > into the target build? > > As far as I can tell, from somewhat out-of-date documentation > (http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/doc/internals/ - last updated 2010): > > - the installer runs the base-installer package, which uses > debootstrap, to install the base system - including the init system > - before the tasksel phase, or installation of additional packages. > > - In turn, this process uses the hard-coded package priorities, in > the repository, to determine which init system to install (which, > for jessie, are set to favor systemd) > > Is this correct? If not, where does the init system get selected > and installed? Yes. > 2. Assuming the above is correct, is there any way to preseed an > alternate choice? > > - so far, I haven't been able to find any such command that could be > put into a preseed file Not sure pkgsel/include will help since some packages will need a removal. preseed/late_command is a generic thing that should work. KiBi.
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