[arch-dev-public] [RFC] Finally dropping initscripts and rc scripts

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 21:00:54 EST 2013

On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 5:35 PM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 12:18 PM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
>>> No objections.  Will you make a TODO list to remove the remaining files
>>> in /etc/rc.d?
>> Maybe have a look at /etc/conf.d as well so we finally get consistent
>> here.
> Will do both.
> I suggest the following announcement (feel free to improve the wording):
> ===8<=======================
> Final sysvinit deprecation warning
> As announced previously, initscripts are no longer receiving any
> testing and support has been dropped from various packages. Any users
> still using it should switch to systemd.
> initscripts, sysvinit and the various rc scripts are being removed
> from the repositories to avoid any confusion about their status.
> ===8<=======================

* s/announced previously/previously announced/
* still using them (instead of 'it')


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