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Re: The future of the boot system in Debian

On Sun, Sep 06, 2009 at 12:04:33PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Sep 06, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:

> > > When should maintainers start adding upstart jobs to their packages?
> > Not before the upstart compat package that provides upstart-job for
> > sysvinit-based systems is available.
> Is this relevant for Linux-specific packages as well? I.e., do we want
> to continue supporting sysvinit on Linux systems?

We at least need to support it initially, to avoid forcing users to migrate
to upstart before we have a migration path that doesn't involve typing the
"Yes, I want to break my system" rune into apt-get. :)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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