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Re: Removing libsystemd0 from a non-systemd system

On Mon, 7 May 2018 12:40:13 -0700 Patrick Bartek said:
> On Mon, 7 May 2018 01:25:15 +0000 (UTC) David Griffith <dave@xxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Is anyone working on a mechanism to allow for install-time selection
>> of a desired init?  I brought this up a few times since systemd came
>> to Debian, but I've never heard anything more on this.  
> I asked that question when Jessie debuted.  No one is.  Certainly not
> Debian. The only suggestion I got was to build my own preseeded install
> disk, but that's not the answer -- You still have to install systemd
> first and convert.

This is probably because Debian is commited to systemd and going that way
further and further. The fact that today it is possible to convert to sysvinit
is because systemd migration is still in transient. Upcoming release or the
next one possibly won't even allow switching to sysvinit easily (or at all).

Abdullah Ramazanoğlu