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Re: [systemd-devel] [PATCH] add sprezzos as alias for debian in autoconf script

On Sunday 2012-12-30 15:02, Tomasz Torcz wrote:

>On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 03:30:08PM -0500, nick black wrote:
>>  - at some point, either debian or the derivative might lurch in a new
>>    direction. in either case, carefully-crafted, minimal new
>>    TARGET_-specific code (or however you choose to do it) can mirror the
>>    divergence. all scripts continue to work.
>  At this point derevative should stop and think.  Is this diversion really
>needed (hint: almost never is)?  What advantages this diversion brings, if

Diversity, of course.

>If it's a good idea, why upstream did not go this way?

Sometimes, upstream(s) are seen as uncooperative, or simply going a
"boring" way - derivates like going where no upstream has gone
before. There is not always just a single answer to a given problem.
That is why there is not only sysvinit or just systemd.

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