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Re: Bits from the DPL (August 2019)

On 9/19/19 6:30 AM, Jerome BENOIT wrote:
> On 19/09/2019 00:46, Sam Hartman wrote:
>> Init System Diversity
>> =====================
> ....
>> So perhaps sysvinit and init scripts have had their chance and it is
>> time to move on.  We could move away from init scripts as the default
>> representation.  We could stop caring about sysvinit (which isn't quite
>> the same thing but is related).  That would leave non-linux ports in an
>> unfortunate position.  But right now there are no non-linux ports in the
>> main archive.  So perhaps we don't even care about that.  Again, a
>> change, but a change that we can ask ourselves if we are ready to make.
> This does not look as diversity.
> Otherwise I am very surprise that Devuan was not mention at all.
> May be it is time to work with the Devuan team and merge Devuan to Debian.
> hth,
> Jerome

FWIW, I'd be very much against aggressively dropping the support for
sysv-rc, and I've completely missed the discussion. Was it on -devel?


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