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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

On 05/08/2012 02:35 AM, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> Thomas Goirand <zigo@debian.org> writes:
>> On 05/08/2012 12:53 AM, Gergely Nagy wrote:
>>> FWIW, Debian provides a couple of init systems already, and has been for
>>> as long as I can remember. You certainly have the option to choose.
>> Sure, we have the init replacement packages, but nobody
>> supports them, so you can install upstart or systemd, but
>> then you wont be able to boot. So I wonder, what point you
>> are trying to make?
> I'm perfectly able to boot with systemd for one (some of my systems have
> been booting with it for the past couple of months fine, thank you very
> much), and I've booted with file-rc some ten years ago when I had that
> kind of fancy.
> That nobody supports them is a tiny bit of an exaggeration.
> So, my point is: they're packaged, and they do work. If they don't, at
> least both the systemd maintainer has been very helpful, so was its
> upstream, and the few issues I had with unit files that didn't come with
> systemd itself were also fixed by the relevant upstreams or maintainers.
> I call that very well supported.
I'm happily surprised to read the above!


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