Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian
On Sun, 2012-04-29 at 20:19 +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Apr 29, Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I hope I'm not alone in feeling quite uneasy about the implications
> > of the above.
> We can all be "uneasy" about it until we are blue in the face, but since
> Red Hat maintains most Linux core components and we do not, there is not
> much we can do about it.
Maybe GNU/Linux is not the bright future any longer.
> > While sysvinit is clearly inferior, it gives us (Debian) something the
> > others do not: control over our own destiny, and the ability to
> > modify every aspect of it and the init scripts to fit our needs. Both
> > systemd and upstart are largely influenced by third parties. As a
> I do not consider settling for obsolete software to be a useful
> direction for Debian, nor is NIH a great argument in software design.
Talking about NIH, is systemd not that if anything?