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Re: Bug#886238: Please introduce official nosystemd build profile




On Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 09:46:59AM -0500, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> > > Do we really need systemd-less builds? I'm not convinced this is
> > > something relevant to Debian.
> > Not at all.
> > This would be a lot of work for the benefit of a tiny audience: the 
> > disturbed people who hate systemd so much that they cannot accept even 
> > that libsystemd is installed on their computers.
> > 
> 
> - OR -
> 
> > Not at all.
> > This would be a lot of work for the benefit of a tiny audience: the 
> > disturbed people who hate [non-free] so much that they cannot accept even 
> > that [any non-free software] is installed on their computers.
Indeed, this is amusingly similar to the recent Ian's proposal.

> I suspect that having the archive split into main/contrib/non-free
> involves a non-trivial amount of work.  Yet Debian as a project, to
> serve its users and derivatives, undertakes the work.
There are two kinds of reasons why we do the separation. One is not
relevant to "cannot accept even that [any non-free software] is installed"
and another is, indeed, wrong.

> That said, I find that your characterization of someone not wanting
> systemd installed on their system as "disturbed" to itself be somewhat
> disturbing. 
You are confusing libsystemd with systemd (and installed with enabled).

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