Re: OpenRC is there (was: Debian Buster release to partially drop non-systemd support)
- Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:44:52 +0200
- From: Thomas Goirand <zigo@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: OpenRC is there (was: Debian Buster release to partially drop non-systemd support)
On 10/13/18 12:58 PM, Holger Levsen wrote:
> 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 also consider that OpenRC is in Debian, and well maintained.
OpenRC is a very good alternative to sysv-rc, and it supports old-style
sysv-rc init scripts (with LSB headers).
Thomas Goirand (zigo)