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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).

Cheers,

Thomas Goirand (zigo)