[arch-announce] systemd is now the default on new installations
Arch Linux: Recent news updates: Thomas Bächler
announce at archlinux.org
Sat Oct 13 06:01:02 EDT 2012
Thomas Bächler wrote:
The base group now contains the `systemd-sysvcompat` package. This means that
all new installations will boot with systemd by default.
As some packages still lack native systemd units, users can install the
`initscripts` package and use the `DAEMONS` array in `/etc/rc.conf` to start
services using the legacy rc.d scripts.
This change does not affect existing installations. For the time being, the
`initscripts` and `sysvinit` packages remain available from our repositories.
However, individual packages may now start relying on the system being booted
Please refer to [the wiki] for how to transition an existing installation to
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