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

On 08/10/2012 10:55 AM, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Aug 10, Philip Hands <phil@hands.com> wrote:
>> Now that they've done the bulk of the effort, do you really expect them
>> to simply discard their work because you tell them to?
> I really do not care about what the openrc developers will do, my 
> interest is in what Debian developers will do.

No, Your interest is only what you like. And your second interest is
trying to force other people to share your opinion.

>> So, please tell us about the corrosive harm that you think is going to
>> result from this being allowed into the archive (in detail, with
>> references), or let them get on with it.
> There are two main issues with trying to support multiple init systems.
> The first one is the time needed to do it.

If the project decides that this is the way to go, you'll have to live
with it. So far I can't see how using openrc wastes time at all so far.
Wasting my time are all the systemd fanboys who want their
please-make-that-compatible-with-systemd patches applied.

> The second and more important 
> one is being limited by the features of the less capable implementation, 
> which would be a disgrace.

So far I can see nothing that would make me feel limited by openrc.

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