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posted by janrinok on Wednesday November 19 2014, @11:25AM   Printer-friendly
from the I-hope-we-don't-regret-this dept.

Ian Jackson's general resolution to prevent init system coupling has failed to pass, the majority vote deciding that the resolution is unnecessary. This means that not only will Debian's default init be systemd, but packages will not be required to support other init systems. Presumably, this means that using other init systems on Debian (without using systemd as a base) will not be possible without major workarounds, or possibly at all. It also leaves the future of Debian projects such as kFreeBSD unclear, as systemd is linux specific.

The vote results can be found here

The winners are:

Option 4 "General Resolution is not required"

 
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  • (Score: 2) by jbernardo on Wednesday November 19 2014, @12:54PM

    by jbernardo (300) on Wednesday November 19 2014, @12:54PM (#117615)

    Too late, the cultists are already screaming for Ian Jackson's head.

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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday November 20 2014, @03:07PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday November 20 2014, @03:07PM (#118120)

    Dumbass morons. One thing that distinguishes Debian from all other distros, technically, was dpkg/apt. Who brought that to Debian? Ian Jackson.

    Debian deserves either overhaul or slow painful death.