Bug#762194: Initial draft of affirming transition to systemd as default for #762194
I've attached below an initial draft of an option for #762194 for
Steve indicated that he wanted to revise/contribute to this option, so I
don't believe we should call for votes until that happens.
In #762194, the Technical Committee was asked to use its power under
§6.1.4 to override the decision of the init package maintainers to
depend on systemd-sysv as the first alternative dependency, thus
ensuring both new installs and upgrades use systemd by default.
1. The CTTE determined in #727708 that systemd should be the default
init system in Debian.
2. In <firstname.lastname@example.org>, the maintainers of the init
package announced their transition plan for migrating to systemd as
the default init system on both installs and new upgrades.
Using its power under §6.1.5 to make statements:
3. The CTTE affirms the decision of the init system package
maintainers to transition to systemd by default.
4. The CTTE appreciates the effort of Debian contributors to mitigate
any issues with the transition by:
a) Providing a fallback boot entry for sysvinit when systemd is the
default init in grub (#757298)
b) Developing a mechanism to warn on non-standard inittab
configurations which are unsupported in systemd.
c) Providing documentation on how to opt to remain with sysvinit on
both initial installs and upgrades.
d) Numerous bug reports and fixes by contributors who have tested
the systemd migration in their configurations.
Don Armstrong http://www.donarmstrong.com
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I
realized that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked
Him to forgive me.
-- Emo Philips.