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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> wrote:
> Keeping our options open, and evaluating what are options are
> available and usable is important, and this is the principal reason
> why I am interested in looking at OpenRC.  It doesn't hurt to try it
> out and see if it meets our needs.

Agreed on the "keeping our options open" part. But given that the
kernel is increasingly event-based, OpenRC seems to be a step
backwards. I agree that OpenRC would be an improvement over the status
quo, but migrating *away* from OpenRC later on would be a major pain
as we would have to support both LSB/sysvinit scripts and OpenRC
service descriptions for the foreseeable future.


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