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Re: Bug#545691: diverting telinit

On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org> wrote:
> >         Which is why currently, as I  have said before, re-execing init
> >  is opportunistic.  This may or may not be the case in the future.
> No. It is not. All the re-exec init calles are only to start it with
> new libs and there is no change visible for that role.

Manoj's point is that some future security library may require such 

It seems that it would always be good to be able to report errors to the 
caller regardless of the consequence.  The importance of the error is 
determined by the importance of the subsystem which has the error, and 
process 1 in Unix is very important!

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