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Re: upstart: please update to latest upstream version

On Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:07:46 +0800
Thomas Goirand <zigo@debian.org> wrote:

> On 02/23/2012 05:54 PM, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 10:29:37AM +0100, Thomas Hood wrote:
> >   
> >> I know the System V init system fairly well but I am new to both
> >> Upstart and systemd. Obviously the two are similar insofar as they
> >> are both able to supersede SysV init.
> >>     
> > I'm mostly a newbie with both, too. However, apart from technical
> > differences, I see the following as a serious issue: upstart
> > requires contributors to sign the Canonical contributor agreement
> > (http://www.canonical.com/contributors). That requirement would
> > prevent at least some people (including myself) from being
> > interested in working on upstart at all, unless paid.
> >
> >   
> Gosh, this is insane. I agree it would be a blocker. We can't ask
> all the maintainers of providing daemon packages to sign it, and
> there's no reasons why we should force them to.

Contributors *to upstart* need to agree to the canonical contribution
agreement, I'm not sure what gives you the idea that all daemon
maintainers will fall in that category.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK7FOSS)
No, I won't join your social networking group

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