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Re: [Lennart Poettering] Re: A few observations about systemd

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 10:27 AM, Gergely Nagy wrote:

> Not to mention that users who customised their init scripts will
> suddenly have to figure out how to do the same stuff with systemd - with
> no automatic upgrade path.

No, existing init scripts work with systemd, as stated already in this
thread. Otherwise no-one would ever want to try or adopt it.

> For example, many programs on my system have a file in /etc/default,
> which file is sourced by the init script. These customisation options
> will need to be migrated to systemd aswell, which is yet another burden
> on the Debian package maintainer.

Lennart's latest blog post "systemd for Administrators, Part IX"
covers this topic. There even seems to be ways to keep the existing
/etc/default files, but personally I would like to see /etc/default go
away entirely.




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