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Bug#886238: Please introduce official nosystemd build profile




On Wed, 2018-01-03 at 14:26 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Do we really need systemd-less builds? I'm not convinced this is
> > something relevant to Debian.
> 
> Well, if Debian wants to remain relevant to downstreams, it'd be
> better to accomodate their needs.

I think there is only one distribution which wants builds without
libsystemd: the one that formed around MikeeUSA's call to action.

What does Debian gain from supporting a distribution whose developers
are unfriendly to Debian developers (accusing Debian to "vandalize"
open source by supporting systemd) and other people (calling a systemd
developer a cancer)?

Let me quote Devuan's IRC's infobot fact:

| 'sth is poettering' means it acts invasive, possessive, destructive,
| and generally in an egocentric exacerbating negative way. ``this
| cancer is extremely poettering'', [...]

I don't think we should waste time to accomodate the needs of such
people.

Ansgar