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Bug#727708: Init system coupling call for votes

Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> I hereby call for votes on the following resolution:

>    The init system decision is limited to selecting a default
>    initsystem for jessie.  We expect that Debian will continue to
>    support multiple init systems for the foreseeable future; we
>    continue to welcome contributions of support for all init systems.

>    Therefore, for jessie and later releases, we exercise our power to
>    set technical policy (Constitution 6.1.1):

>    Software outside of an init system's implementation may not require
>    a specific init system to be pid 1, although degraded operation is
>    tolerable.

>    Maintainers are encouraged to accept technically sound patches
>    to enable improved interoperation with various init systems.

I vote FD (by which I really mean FD, not no).

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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