Re: A few observations about systemd
On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 9:20 AM, Fernando Lemos <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 6:12 AM, Guus Sliepen <email@example.com> wrote:
>> By the way, we already have the SysV init scripts, so we don't need to do
>> anything to keep supporting that, while it will take some time before every
>> package with a daemon has the required systemd scripts in place, I think we
>> should wait with any switch until there is at least enough coverage.
>> If you think your comparison is suitable, then are you suggesting we do
>> something as difficult as moving from .deb format to .rpm?
>> I'm sure systemd won't be free of problems either. So lets first work on
>> getting daemon packages to support systemd, and then see if the result is good
>> enough to switch to systemd by default.
> That makes no sense, please do some research. systemd supports SysV
> init scripts, there's absolutely no need to "wait until packages
> support systemd".
Sorry, reading my own post again, I realized you might have meant
"let's wait until more packages support systemd so we can be sure it's
the right option". That does make sense. I guess we would still need,
though, to amend the policy?