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Re: Bits from the Release Team: Architecture health check

On 29/01/14 22:50, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Per Josselin's latest discussion of this, there doesn't appear to be any
> direct GNOME dependencies on systemd itself that would be blocking for
> jessie.

Sorry, I got completely the opposite impression from this tonight:

On 29/01/14 17:41, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mercredi 29 janvier 2014 à 19:03 +0200, Adrian Bunk a écrit : 
>>> > > No, you are not. There are several features in systemd that GNOME uses.
>>> > > One of them is user sessions, for which there will indeed be a fallback
>>> > > in place. But it is not the only one.
>> > 
>> > Can you provide a list of features without a fallback in place?
> At least logind, timedated, hostnamed, localed, the boot control
> interfaces. With a very widespread level of failure depending on the
> unavailable interface.
>> > Assuming jessie will support multiple init systems, why would GNOME need 
>> > a dependency on systemd?
> Because it needs logind.
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-ctte/2014/01/msg00360.html

So, even having an adequate logind substitute, GNOME is expected to be
considerably impaired without systemd?

Steven Chamberlain

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