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Re: Micro-report: using Stable without systemd




On Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 06:09:12PM +0200, john doe wrote:
> On 10/14/2018 4:23 PM, Dan Ritter wrote:
> > 
> > Throughout Jessie and Stretch, I have been running Debian without
> > systemd as the init system. If systemd became installed by accident, I
> > promptly removed it in favor of sysvinit.
> > 
> 
> If I understand correctly, on a fresh install of Debian systemd is
> purge.systemd.
> If yes, why not going for a Debian derivative that does not include
> systemd per default:
> 
> https://distrowatch.com/search.php?ostype=All&category=All&origin=All&basedon=Debian&notbasedon=None&desktop=All&architecture=All&package=All&rolling=All&isosize=All&netinstall=All&language=All&defaultinit=Not+systemd&status=Active#simple

Er, because I like Debian? I've been using it since 1.3.

> Or were all your hosts upgraded from a version where systemd was not
> installed?

Some, not all. On new systems, I remove systemd in favor of
sysvinit, as I said. 

-dsr-