Re: Transition plan for changing the default init system
On Thu, 2014-07-17 at 03:05 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Am 17.07.2014 02:31, schrieb Ben Hutchings:
> > On Wed, 2014-07-16 at 23:22 +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > [...]
> >> New installations
> >> =================
> >> The new "init" package will ensure that systemd-sysv is installed as
> >> default init on Linux and by demoting the priority of sysvinit and
> >> sysvinit-core to optional those packages will not be installed anymore.
> > [...]
> > Since sysvinit-core will conflict with a package of priority standard (I
> > assume that's what systemd-sysv will be upgraded to), its priority
> > should be extra on Linux.
> We are planning to update the priority of systemd and systemd-sysv to
> required and demoting sysvinit and sysvinit-core to optional.
> I'll amend the patch for sysvinit accordingly.
What are the reasons behind are you going for required and not standard?