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Bug#886238: Please introduce official nosystemd build profile




On Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 09:13:24AM -0500, Paul R. Tagliamonte wrote:
> Conversely, if the patches are invasive and unmaintainable, its not on Debian
> to merge them.

Yes. But adding a "nosystemd" build profile is in no way "invasive and
unmaintainable".

(why the top-post?)

> On Jan 3, 2018 9:09 AM, "Wouter Verhelst" <wouter@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>     On Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 01:59:05PM +0100, Andrew Shadura wrote:
>     > Hi,
>     >
>     > On 3 January 2018 at 13:12, Hleb Valoshka <375gnu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>     > > Package: general
>     > > Severity: wishlist
>     > >
>     > > Please introduce official nosystemd build profile so downstream
>     > > distributions can send patches to package maintainers with
>     > > systemd-less build instead of keep them in home.
>     >
>     > Do we really need systemd-less builds? I'm not convinced this is
>     > something relevant to Debian.
> 
>     We don't *need* them, but it's not a problem if people want to support
>     it. Debian has always allowed things to be defined by those that want to
>     do the work.
> 
>     If adding an official "nosystemd" build profile makes life easier for
>     people who want to support systemd-less builds, and they send patches to
>     keep the build profile actually working, then that doesn't hurt us in
>     any way and I think we should do it.
> 
>     --
>     Could you people please use IRC like normal people?!?
> 
>       -- Amaya Rodrigo Sastre, trying to quiet down the buzz in the DebConf
>     2008
>          Hacklab
> 
> 
> 

-- 
Could you people please use IRC like normal people?!?

  -- Amaya Rodrigo Sastre, trying to quiet down the buzz in the DebConf 2008
     Hacklab