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Re: Bug#762194: On automatic init system switching on upgrade

On Thu, 20 Nov 2014, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
> On 11/20/2014 06:27 PM, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > On Thu, 20 Nov 2014, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
> >> Does this include the "no change is required" option?
> > 
> > I don't think we have such an option even proposed. [Or even, any
> > options.] I'd probably be OK with an option which punted back to
> > maintainers to figure things out in the absence of real options.
> > That's technically no different than FD, but maybe effectively
> > different.
> So I suggest a
>     The technical committee declines to override the init system
>     maintainers on the question of switching init systems on an
>     upgrade to Jessie.
> option.

I was reading more into "no change is required" than you actually meant.

So yes, that's what I meant by "punting back to maintainers to figure
things out".

> My main point is that it would be nice to have this issue resolved soon
> given that Jessie is already frozen.

I think we should give people a bit more time to come up with options,
but if no one is even moving by our IRC meeting on December 4th, then
something along these lines seems reasonable to me.

Don Armstrong                      http://www.donarmstrong.com

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