Switch to systemd?

Aria Stewart aredridel at nbtsc.org
Sun Dec 4 05:11:03 CET 2011

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 01:07:35PM +0100, Jacek Konieczny wrote:
> On the Polish mailing list there is discussion about systemd support.
> SysVinit is evil and needs to be replaced – its hard to argue about
> that. Though, I have already done some work to replace SysVinit with
> Upstart.
> The question is, should we now start maintaining the third init
> subsystem? Or should we drop anything done for Upstart? Or even drop
> legacy SysVinit support?

I, for one, welcome our new systemd overlords.

> What about current SysVinit scripts. Should we keep them and maintain
> them or start switching everything (including whole rc-scripts) to
> systemd? This can break backward compatibility a lot, but we could gain
> much more consistent (which also means: more reliable and faster) system
> in the end.

+1 for this!

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