[arch-general] When will Arch switch to Upstart

Sander Jansen s.jansen at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 15:42:53 EST 2011

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 2:33 PM, Kaiting Chen <kaitocracy at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

There's a topic (and wiki page) on the forum regarding systemd in Arch:



Personally, I think systemd looks pretty interesting.



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