[arch-dev-public] [HEADSUP] util-linux deprecating sysvinit-tools
teg at jklm.no
Tue Aug 13 14:14:39 EDT 2013
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 6:30 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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:
Good to know. So it looks like procps-ng will adopt pidof, so we
should wait for that before dropping sysvinit-tools completely.
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