[arch-dev-public] [HEADSUP] util-linux deprecating sysvinit-tools

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Aug 13 10:06:36 EDT 2013

Am 13.08.2013 15:59, schrieb Tom Gundersen:
> Hi guys,
> As you can see below, util-linux-24 will contain most of the tools
> from sysvinit-tools. I therefore intend to propose that we drop
> sysvinit-tools once util-linux-24 is out.
> If anyone have any objections or concerns, this would be the perfect
> time to speak up, so we can sort out any problems before the release.

I think ppp uses 'pidof' in some scripts. pidof is similar to pgrep, but
not quite the same. The other remaining tools (bootlogd, fstab-decode,
killall5) seem to serve no purpose anymore.

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