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Re: Bug#684396: ITP: openrc -- alternative boot mechanism that manages the services, startup and shutdown of a host

On Thu, Aug 09, 2012 at 10:40:44PM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 09, 2012 at 03:54:05PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > Please do not bother.
> > openrc was recently discussed on debian-devel@ and there was a large 
> > consensus that it is not a credible alternative to upstart and systemd.

> openrc is not acceptable from the very start, as it lacks a key part:
> a hostile upstream.  That seems to be the main requirement for Debian.

Ah, that must be why the community hasn't rallied around upstart yet...  we
aren't being hostile enough!  Thanks for helping me understand, I'll do what
I can to make sure Canonical is being appropriately hostile wrt upstart from
now on. ;)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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