Bug#765803: Status of prompting / notification on upgrade for init system switch?
Bdale Garbee writes ("Bug#765803: Status of prompting / notification on upgrade for init system switch?"):
> Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > 4. So, if an existing installation has its init system switched, as a
> > result of upgrading or of installing packages, that is a bug
> > (unless it is not possible to retain the existing init system).
> > The caveat in (4) avoids prejudging the results of the coupling
> > question which is the subject of the GR process at the moment.
> I don't think it does so sufficiently to allow me to be in favor of this
Can you suggest some weaker text which would help ?
> I agree that we did not intend there to be some spontaneous move to
> transition all existing sysvinit users to systemd.
That is what is happening and it is how many people are interpreting
the TC resolution.