Re: debian-faq: notes on systemd obsolete
Joost van Baal-Ilić <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Current Debian FAQ in SVN says, in customizing.sgml :
> <sect id="booting">Every distribution seems to have a different boot-up
> method. Tell me about Debian's.
> <p>Like all Unices, Debian boots up by executing the program <tt>init</tt>
> <footnote>As of this writing, the unstable release for Debian GNU/Linux is
> replacing sysvinit with <prgn/systemd/, a system and service manager for Linux. For
> more information see <url id="https://wiki.debian.org/systemd">.</footnote>.
> The configuration file for <tt>init</tt> (which is <tt>/etc/inittab</tt>)
> specifies that
> This is obsolete.
> I guess we should update it; and I'm in favor of mentioning e.g. openrc and
> systemd-sysv as alternative ways to boot a Debian system.
> Some pointers I've found:
> 2014-02-11 Bug #727708: The committee decided that the default init system for
> Linux architectures in jessie should be systemd.
> [CTTE #727708] Default init system for Debian
> 2014-08-01 Bug #746715: The technical committee expects maintainers to continue
> to support the multiple available init systems.
> [CTTE #746715] Continuing support for multiple init systems
> 2014-11-15 Bug #746578:The committee decided that systemd-shim should be the
> first listed alternative dependency of libpam-systemd instead of systemd-sysv.
> [CTTE #746578] libpam-systemd to switch alternate dependency ordering
> [CTTE #762194] On automatic init system switching on upgrade
> Thoughts? I am willing to write a draft text.
I think this change should be done.
Just my 2 cent
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