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

On 10/08/2012 08:04, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 01:16:17AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
>> Wasn't the idea of porting to non-Linux rejected by upstart's upstream? 
> Porting upstart to non-Linux kernels has never been rejected by upstream. 
> It just requires porters to do the porting; no one involved in upstart
> upstream has any applicable BSD or Hurd porting experience.

If I recall correctly, non-Linux ports were required by upstream to be
maintained in a separate bzr branch, because upstart's upstream did not want
compatibility code inside the main code-base. This sounds very much like "if you
want to port it, fork it."

Kind regards,
Loong Jin

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