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Re: Removing libsystemd0 from a non-systemd system




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On Tue, May 08, 2018 at 02:23:57AM +0300, Abdullah Ramazanoğlu wrote:

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> >> 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).

I think that will depend on whether there are enough people willing
to put in the necessary work to maintain two inits or not.

Cheers
- -- tomás
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