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Re: Stretch & Safely Replacing systemd?


On Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:25:13 -0500
The Wanderer <wanderer@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> systemd as the init system is provided by the systemd-sysv package. I
> have that package pinned to never install in /etc/preferences:
> Package: systemd-sysv
> Pin: version *
> Pin-Priority: -1
> but this doesn't seem to be entirely effective in some cases, for
> reasons I've given up on trying to track down; still, it may be making a
> difference.

You may want to try somewhat different approach then:

Package: systemd-sysv
Pin: release a=stable
Pin-Priority: -1