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Re: Proposal: Init Diversity


On 2019/11/17 18:05, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
> Here I formally propose following option, withdrawing any previous
> versions.
> 	Being able to run Debian systems with init systems other than
> 	systemd continues to be value for the project. Package MUST work
> 	with pid1 != systemd, unless it was designed by upstream to work
> 	exclusively with systemd and no support for running without
> 	systemd is available.
> 	Software that uses systemd features non-conditionally should be
> 	considered as designed to work exclusively with systemd, but
> 	software that does just do not provide init.d should not.  In

I am failing to parse this line. Are you saying that software that
provides a systemd unit file, but no init.d script, and does not use any
systemd features unconditionally should be considered as not having
exclusive systemd support?

> 	case of doubt, explicit statement of upstream is definitive.

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