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Re: How to avoid stealth installation of systemd?

On 07/02/2014 12:09 AM, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jul 01, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez <clopez@igalia.com> wrote:
>> I think that a critical debconf warning should be in place to avoid
>> replacing the init system of users without prior explicit consent.
> I think that this would be an annoying waste of time for most users, 
> since only a few people care so much about not being tainted by systemd.

I don't agree. Many people in this list voiced concerns about systemd,
and don't want it installed on their systems. IMO, enough so that it'd
be worth a quick warning. Please don't take the average grand-mother who
just had her first computer 3 days ago as an excuse to say newbies don't
need to know. This does *not* work, and we don't do Debian only for
those. There's also experts that are running Debian, and it'd be nice to
tell them. *I* for example, would be happy to be warned about such a
change, and wouldn't consider it a waste of time.


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