Re: Upstart and sysvinit in packages - Policy needed
> I think it would be interesting for wheezy to easely permit an Admin
> to choose an alternate init system
Sound like a good idea, if it do not give the Debian project a lot of
> and to permit to package maintainer to carefully provide init script
> tailored for a particular system of interest.
Personally, I believe it the last point is a bad idea. Asking package
maintainers to provide boot setup for several boot systems is going to
leave some of these setups to slowly decay as only the one used by the
package maintainer will get proper testing.
I believe we need to come up with a way where most or all package
maintainers (perhaps those handling kernel events and early boot stuff
should be expected) only need to maintain one boot setup for their
package, and this boot setup should be used by all the different boot