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Re: Is missing SysV-init support a bug?

On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 12:13:34PM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > > However, that was two years ago. How long should we be expected to
> > > continue maintaining sysvinit scripts?
> > 
> > Well, the quoted decision doesn't suggest active maintenance.  Just
> > ignore it, but don't remove it (random additional configuration(!)
> > files shouldn't be too bad).  So keep them, ignore them and in 10 years
> > we will eventually remove them ;)
> Considering the average lifetime of FreeDesktop components, I have doubts as
> to whether systemd will still exist in 10 years, at least in anything
> resembling its present form.
> Systemd as the blob might still exist, but its parts will likely have
> underwent complete rewrites that require a new external API.
I'm not sure how is this relevant though.


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