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Re: Upstart & kFreeBSD port for Debian

Am 22.05.2013 02:00, schrieb Dmitrijs Ledkovs:
> On 21 May 2013 21:53, Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@debian.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On 20/05/13 at 18:19 +0200, Michael Stapelberg wrote:
>>> Hello,
>> - Neither systemd nor upstart are likely to be ported to kfreebsd soon,
>>   as they both rely on many Linux-specific features and interfaces.
> Well, Colin Watson, Matthias Klose, Steve Langasek, James Hunt and I
> have discussed the state of the kfreebsd possibility a few times over
> the past year or so.
> It boiled down to: if we have waitid & inotify it should be possible
> to have a reasonable stab at doing a kfreebsd port for the system-wide
> upstart init (with libnih and mountall). For session init we currently
> do use prctl to set subreaper, but one can still have session upstart
> init without that syscall.
> Was there something else needed? Or can anyone else spot other "big
> incompatible" chunks of code?


Nothing really happened since 2009, so I wouldn't hold my breath
regarding a *BSD port.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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