Re: Bug#727708: Both T and L are wrong, plea for something simpler
On 02/06/2014 11:50, Colin Watson wrote:
> I don't interpret L as meaning that everything must support "all" init
> systems, certainly not "alike" (indeed the text of that option is
> explicit that it isn't necessarily alike). Rather, I interpret it as
> saying that software-outside-init must be flexible enough to cope with
> that possibility, and degrade sensibly to a lowest common subset of init
> system features (IOW in practice, needs to keep working if sysvinit is
> pid 1). Actual support for things beyond that minimum will require
> people who care about various init systems to step up and implement it.
What does this mean in the concrete example that lead to the ctte bug?
Provided logind is only provided by systemd (the current situation). May
GNOME depend on logind?
If not, do you plan to override the GNOME maintainers with this decision?