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Re: Is missing SysV-init support a bug?


On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 01:24:44AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> It's kind of a perfect storm.  It makes sense if you sit down and
> enumerate the reasons, but it's still kind of amazing just how much of a
> perfect storm it is.


> TL;DR: I fear this init system is going to go on forever

nah, nothing is forever! :-) 5, 10 or 15 years maybe, I hope…

> But I do wish that people would acknowledge more of the above nuance when
> having this argument, and realize that the last thing we should ever do is
> claim that this decision is clear-cut or black and white.

Yes. Thanks a lot for taking the time to write this down. Except for the
tiny "forever" bit I much agree with what you wrote…


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