Since -bsd@ might be interested, Cc-ing them: Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> (07/05/2010): > On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 03:15:25PM +0200, Julien Cristau wrote: > > On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 14:57:08 +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote: > > > > [Aaron Toponce] > > > > I thought Upstart was on the list for release in Sqeeze. Has this changed? > > > > > http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2009/09/msg00003.html > > > > It is still on the wishlist, but the needed pieces are not ready, so > > > it seem unlikely to happen this late in the release process. At the > > > moment, I believe it will happen shortly after Squeeze is released, if > > > the needed pieces are ready by then. > > > What are the "needed pieces"? > > Upstart doesn't work on any kernels other than Linux. The original goal was > to have a compat layer to pull upstart jobs into the sysvinit system, which > would both address the hurd/BSD kernel issues and allow a soft transition to > upstart where users could opt to stay with sysvinit, but this compat layer > hasn't materialized. > > So upstart by default in squeeze would require one of: > > - a compat layer for non-Linux ports > - an upstart port to kfreebsd (and ideally hurd) > - a decision to drop kfreebsd as a release architecture Follow-ups available under: http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2010/05/msg00145.html Mraw, KiBi.
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