[arch-general] When will Arch switch to Upstart

Kaiting Chen kaitocracy at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 15:33:09 EST 2011

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 2:48 PM, Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl> wrote:

> Package upstart, create a forum thread, gather some evidence that it
> could be implemented easy in the archlinux and then take it too the
> devs. (If they would still be interested after all this 16 year old
> behaviour :P )

First of all what exactly needs to be done to support upstart or systemd in
Arch? Packages for both exist in the AUR. Is it a drop in replacement
(perhaps add a kernel boot parameter init=/path/to/upstart)? Or is it more
involved than that? --Kaiting.

Kiwis and Limes: http://kaitocracy.blogspot.com/

More information about the arch-general mailing list