Re: On init in Debian
Philip Hands <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Mar 2012 14:37:39 +0100, Vincent Danjean <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> * We could try to define a file format that allow a conversion (by a
>> separate specific tool or at runtime) to various init systems.
>> This would avoid to be blocked by the syntax/features of one "source"
>> init system.
> This was mentioned in the thread (I forget by whom) and strikes me as
> the only viable strategy, in that this is the only way that the various
> factions can all collaborate on making a workable solution, rather than
> fighting for theirs to be The One True Init.
I am not sure this actually is a big improvement, we might end up with
* either being limited to the common featureset
* or doing something like
which is almost as bad as having to ship both init-scripts and systemd