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Bug#886238: Please introduce official nosystemd build profile




Hi Steve,

On Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 10:48:06AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> 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.
> 
> Moreover, defining an official nosystemd profile in Debian signals that we
> are willing to support it, which means any maintainers who refuse such
> patches will immediately become the targets of abuse from anti-systemd
> zealots.
> 
> Building a derivative around the exclusion of libsystemd from the filesystem
> is not technically defensible.  This is a purely political fork, and it's
> politics that we should stay entirely clear of.

Hrm. I hadn't looked at it from that angle, but you're right. Thanks for
pointing that out.

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