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Re: A few observations about systemd

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 10:35:30AM +0100, Jon Dowland wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 08:12:04AM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > We need one and only one init system in Debian. (Those considering
> > maintaining several init systems in parallel do not see how stupid,
> > bloated and error-prone it would be to require all daemon maintainers to
> > maintain more init scripts than they do now.) I’d like to see systemd as
> > that one init system, but this challenges the future of kfreebsd.
> I see three options:
> 1. carry portability patches against systemd locally
> 2. support multiple init systems
> 3. drop kfreebsd (and HURD and others)

Multiple init systems is a large maintenance burden, so what about:

4. support one init system, one that can handle all Debian platforms (old
   kernels, user-compiled kernels, embedded kernels, hurd, kfreebsd, ...).
   Which is basically any of them other than systemd.

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