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Re: On init in Debian

On 03/17/2012 08:20 PM, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Mar 17, Thomas Goirand <zigo@debian.org> wrote:
>> Have you noticed that both myself and Phil Hands took the decision to
>> write a sysv init lib, to avoid code duplication? That alone is a good
>> thing, no?
> It's not, because the goal should be to deprecate init scripts like other
> distributions did.

No. The goal should be to have something which is easy to debug.
Shell scripts are easy to debug, even via a serial console.
Messing with the systemd documentation in the middle of the night
is nothing one wants to do, just to figure out why something does
not work as expected.

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