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Re: On init in Debian

]] Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez 

> On 20/03/12 07:14, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > FWIW, I have a proposal for a GSoC task this year to write a
> > systemd-to-initscript converter,
> > http://wiki.debian.org/SummerOfCode2012/Projects#SysV-init_file_creator_from_systemd_service_files
> > 
> > The systemd service files are covered by the «interface guarantee»,
> > meaning they won't change incompatibly in a future release of systemd,
> > so I think having that as the base format would be fairly reasonable,
> > though probably just a subset so it's portable to other kernels and init
> > systems.
> And instead of this... why not simply improving metainit to support also
> systemd files?

I doubt you'll get upstreams to write metainit files.  I think we'll
have upstreams providing systemd files and so I think metainit will
basically be #15 in http://xkcd.com/927/.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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