Bug#727708: package to change init systems
Adrian Bunk writes ("Bug#727708: package to change init systems"):
> This decision is limited to selecting a default initsystem; we
> continue to welcome contributions of support for all init systems.
> there is an "in jessie" at the top, and it is stated nowhere that any
> part of this resolution would be outside of the scope of the "in jessie".
This is a good point. I think we should fix it. This is IMO a reason
not to call the vote tomorrow evening (unless we get a consensus fix
> The M option Ian previously suggested  had an explicit
> "for the foreseeable future" that made the intention clear.
Yes. I would still prefer to see something like that. I don't
remember exactly what the objections were and I'm very very tired now
but perhaps something like
We expect that Debian will continue to support mkultiple init
systems for the foreseeable future.
would be acceptable to everyone ? I can't remember what the
objections were to my previous wording. Or some other phrasing.
> If all TC members agree that the T/L riders are not intended to be
> limited to jessie, can you make that clear by adding a statement
> like "For jessie and later releases, " to the front of the middle
> sections (the ones starting with "Software") in the T/L riders?
I would be happy to clarify them like that. I prefer the "multiple
... foreseeable future" approach if we can get consensus on a
particular form of words.