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Re: all modern desktops need systemd, either send patches or life with it (Re: systemd now appears to be only possible init system in testing)

On 2014-07-22 19:54:10 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> logind is also not mandatory in Debian now.  It's just required, upstream,
> by all the major desktop environments.

Not just by all the major desktop environments. It is also needed
by hplip via dependencies[*], which is quite surprising for a
"HP Linux Printing and Imaging System".

[*] hplip -> policykit-1 -> libpam-systemd -> systemd

Or is there any abuse of a dependency here?

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