Am 29.11.19 um 21:16 schrieb Martin Michlmayr: > I'd like submit the following proposal: > > Proposal: Focus on systemd to promote standardization and cross-distribution cooperation > > This resolution is a position statement under section 4.1 (5) of the > Debian constitution: > > Cross-distribution standards and cooperation are important factors in > the choice of core Debian technologies. It is important to recognize > that the Linux ecosystem has widely adopted systemd and that the level > of integration of systemd technologies in Linux systems will increase > with time. > > Debian is proud to support and integrate many different technologies. > With everything we do, the costs and benefits need to be considered, > both for users and in terms of the effects on our development community. > An init system is not an isolated component, but is deeply integrated in > the core layer of the system and affects many packages. We believe that > the benefits of supporting multiple init systems do not outweigh the > costs. > > Debian can continue to provide and explore other init systems, but > systemd is the only officially supported init system. Wishlist bug > reports with patches can be submitted, which package maintainers should > review like other bug reports with patches. As with systemd, work > should be done upstream and in cooperation with other Linux and FOSS > distributions where possible. The priority is on standardization > without the reliance on complicated compatibility layers. > > Integrating systemd more deeply into Debian will lead to a more > integrated and tested system, improve standardization of Linux systems, > and bring many new technologies to our users. Packages can rely upon, > and are encouraged to make full use of, functionality provided by > systemd. Solutions based on systemd technologies will allow for more > cross-distribution cooperation. The project will work on proposals and > coordinate transitions from Debian-specific solutions where appropriate. > > --- > > Thanks to Enrico Zini, Michael Biebl and others for help with > drafting this proposal. > Thank you for putting this together! Seconded by me as well.
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