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Re: Bug#727708: tech-ctte: Decide which init system to default to in Debian.

Wouter Verhelst schrieb am Monday, den 28. October 2013:

> On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 11:20:21AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > Right.  Whichever init system we pick, I do expect the next step to be to
> > drop the requirement to maintain sysvinit backwards-compatibility;
> While I'm not sure from your mail whether you meant to suggest otherwise, I do
> think that whatever we decide for jessie, we should continue the requirement of
> sysvinit compatibility for at least one release after we ship with some more
> modern init system.
> Also, since all alternative init implementations under consideration do
> support sysv-style init scripts, I think that whatever init system we
> (well, you, the TC) end up choosing, the requirement in policy should be
> that a package should ship either some init configuration for the
> default init system, or a sysv-style init script. In fact, I think we
> should continue to encourage the latter, in cases where it does make
> sense (e.g., when a given daemon doesn't have any init system specific
> features that could be enabled), since that will help our non-Linux
> ports without significantly impacting performance of the new init
> system.
It will also make backporting much easier.


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