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Debian Buster release to partially drop non-systemd support




On Sat, Oct 13, 2018 at 06:01:43AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > Has policy changed regarding support for multiple inits, or is it just that
> > no one is maintaining the shim and sysvinit-core?
> 
> The latter.  systemd-shim has been orphaned for over 2 years, and has
> RC bugs.   sysvinit currently has two maintainers, but they've only
> ever made one upload (over a year ago).

It seems that these facts are either largely ignored or unknown and I
wonder if some noise should be made so that interested people can pick
up the work now and not only complain later.



Please reply to debian-devel@lists.d.o if you have to, but probably
replying to those RC bugs is more effective. Also please avoid cc:ing me.


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cheers,
	Holger

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