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Re: Parallellizing the boot in Debian Squeeze - ready for wider testing

Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 09:11:56PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
>> These days, the init.d script dependencies in Squeeze are quite
>> complete, so complete that it is actually possible to run all the
>> init.d scripts in parallell based on these dependencies.
> <snip>
>> Running scripts in parallel could be the default in Debian when we
>> manage to get the init.d script dependencies complete and correct.  I
>> expect we will get there in Squeeze+1, if we get manage to test and
>> fix the remaining issues.
> From your message I can't exactly tell why we can't have it for
> Squeeze. My personal experience is that I've been using
> CONCURRENCY=makefile since several months now, and I've never run into
> problems.
> Can't we just make it the default for Squeeze? (which would presumably
> mean changing the default *now* in testing to seek the most feedback
> possible before the actual release) If not, do you have a list of bugs
> that block us from doing that? Or comments from the release team that
> consider that not appropriate, or ...

Did you actualy read the mail till the end?


> The init.d world has changed quite a bit in recent years and might
> change even more in the next, it is possible that for Squeeze+1 we'll
> want to be elsewhere than at CONCURRENCY=makefile.

Yet again?

> Cheers.


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