Re: Bug#752075: daemontools-run: Add systemd support
Gerrit Pape <email@example.com> writes:
> I looked into latest policy, but did not find anything about systemd
> support. I'm surprised that this is now a release critical bug, and the
> package marked for removal. What's the justification?
I'm very dubious about this being release-critical.
> This package hooks into /etc/inittab, does systemd not automatically
> manage services from inittab?
Correct, systemd doesn't use inittab.
> Isn't it systemd having release critical bug then?
I don't think it's likely that systemd will support inittab. The
semantics of inittab are quite a bit inferior to what's available with
very little additional work using the native configuration format, and the
regular inittab jobs are provided by regularly-configured services. Yes,
that is a disruptive change for people who were using inittab to run other
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>