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Re: Survey answers part 3: systemd is not portable and what this means for our ports

On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 04:18:17PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:

> If OpenRC goes up to the shape I expect, it will have a huge advantage
> over systemd and Upstart: it will not be controversial,

That's not true at all.

> throwing away non-Linux ports, and taking over the whole of the system. 
> It will just be an improvement, and that's it.

It will be a minor improvement that does nothing to address the problems
with sysvinit that upstart and systemd aim to solve, which means
implementing it in Debian will be a waste of our time and distract from
solving the real problems.

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

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