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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.

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Option 4 "General Resolution is not required"

 
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  • (Score: 2) by opinionated_science on Wednesday November 19 2014, @05:59PM

    by opinionated_science (4031) on Wednesday November 19 2014, @05:59PM (#117763)

    exactly - so long as it works i am not bothered. My only technical complaint about systemd it the opaque logs - maybe it is buried in a manual somewhere, but any log i cannot open with less/vi is broken.

    Logs are for humans - databases are for machines.

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