Bug#727708: CTTE and Developer Buy-in [Re: Bug#727708: init system other points, and conclusion]
Ansgar Burchardt <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Sometimes I also wonder if a GR might be a better way to deal with the
> decision as this feels more and more like an "political" or "opinion"
> decision rather then a technical decision to me as tech-ctte members
> have found both upstart and systemd to be suitable so far and only minor
> reasons were responsible for the final decision.
For what it's worth, I actually disagree with this. I believe upstart is
technically unsuitable to be Debian's init system.
Now, the upstart maintainers are committing to implement a whole bunch of
new functionality in upstart to *make* it suitable if we adopt it, so
that's a situation that could change. But, at the present time, I think
upstart is clearly technically inferior to systemd, and not in just minor
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>