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Re: On init in Debian

Tollef Fog Heen, le Fri 30 Mar 2012 15:40:55 +0200, a écrit :
> > > The maintenance of systemd is actually quite the opposite of a standard.
> >
> > That sentence is quite frightening.
> Is it?  It's not like the maintenance of the kernel, KDE or GNOME is
> done in the manner you maintain a standard.  Heck, probably just about
> no software in Debian is maintained in a manner that would be suitable
> for a standard.

That depends what is meant by "standard". Linux, KDE and Gnome at least
take some care to follow LFS, and define sensible interfaces, with
sensible names, etc. which is part of defining a standard.

> > > It's focused on being clean, supportable, and fully integrated with
> > > Linux capabilities, *not* to solving everyone's use case, even to
> > > the detriment of being universal.
> >
> > So that directly conflicts with making it a default init
> > implementation.
> For Linux?  Not particularly.

If it's *not* for solving everyone's use case, then it's not good for
making it a default init implementation.

> For non-Linux ports?  Sure.  Nobody has seriously argued against that.

I'm not talking about that.


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