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Bug#727708: package to change init systems



Olav Vitters writes ("Re: Bug#727708: package to change init systems"):
> On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 4:54 PM, Ian Jackson
> <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> >   UT   upstart default in jessie, requiring specific init is allowed
> 
> So just to ensure I don't misunderstand:
> The way I read the texts, you could have e.g. Upstart as default init
> system and GNOME depend on systemd with UT? Meaning: software could
> depend on another init system than the default?

Yes, that's what UT says.

> Just wanting to make sure I am reading this correctly. I was sort of
> assuming that there would be a preference to rely on the default
> one. E.g. if you go for Upstart, then preferred to ensure that
> works.

No, none of the options currently proposed make that distinction.

Ian.


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