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Bug#727708: package to change init systems

On Sat, Feb 01, 2014 at 10:44:27PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> I think L is a bad technical design, regardless of the relative merits of
> the possible init systems that we might switch to.  It's effectively
> equivalent to requiring sysvinit support for all packages indefinitely,
> and if we thought that was a reasonable design, we would be having a much
> different discussion.

No, it does not require sysvinit support for all packages indefinitely.

The current TC decision is *for jessie*.

Since the current proposal sets the default only for jessie,
it basically implies that a new TC decision and/or GR about
init systems will have to be discussed and voted on for jessie+1.

AFAIR so far noone has suggested dropping sysvinit support in jessie
if jessie supports multiple init systems, but for jessie+1 that can be 
discussed when the init system discussion for jessie+1 will take place.



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