Re: choice in core infrastructure decisions (Re: Bug#684396: ITP: openrc -- alternative boot mechanism)
On Mon, 13 Aug 2012, Roger Leigh wrote:
> Just to bring this back on topic, if the initial tests of OpenRC
> show it to be viable and that it's possible to upgrade seamlessly
> from sysv-rc, then I would propose to drop sysv-rc entirely, rather
> than having a choice here. OpenRC would be a replacement rather
> than an alternative--I don't see much value in spending the effort
> on maintaining two here, since OpenRC is a much more capable system.
> Of course, this is quite a long way off--I've not personally booted a
> Debian system with OpenRC yet. I did start the initial Debian
> packaging work last night though.
Looks like a good plan to me.
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