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

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Aug 13 12:30:10 EDT 2013

Am 13.08.2013 16:06, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> 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.

Relevant thread here:


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