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Re: Insidious systemd




Patrick Bartek wrote:

>> You could switch to Devuan - it's like a Debian but without this
>> SystemD crap of 1.2 million code lines.
>> https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Systemd-1.2-Million
> 
> I am aware of Devuan, but at the time I installed Stretch (about a
> year ago after long term support of Wheezy ceased), Devuan ASCII was not
> ready. Plus, I was wary of Devuan's support. That opinion has changed
> since ASCII's release.
> 
> Thanks for your input.

depending on how systemd free you want to be - I use 

sysv-rc
sysvinit-core
sysvinit-utils

which automatically makes old init the default init, which is the most
important part. I don't mind systemd staying around.