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posted by janrinok on Wednesday November 19 2014, @11:25AM   Printer-friendly
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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 mechanicjay on Wednesday November 19 2014, @04:07PM

    by mechanicjay (7) <> on Wednesday November 19 2014, @04:07PM (#117731) Homepage Journal

    Maybe I need more coffee this morning, but the results seem needlessly obfuscated with a results matrix. Did I miss where the raw vote count is?

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  • (Score: 2) by FatPhil on Thursday November 20 2014, @08:26AM

    by FatPhil (863) <reversethis-{if.fdsa} {ta} {tnelyos-cp}> on Thursday November 20 2014, @08:26AM (#118042) Homepage
    It's condorcet, there's no "simple" result.
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