[arch-general] When will Arch switch to Systemd

Ng Oon-Ee ngoonee at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 09:41:29 EST 2011

On Thu, 2011-01-20 at 14:34 +0100, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> 2011/1/20 Ng Oon-Ee <ngoonee at gmail.com>:
> > That would be me. This above only holds if we don't utilize the
> > initscripts, right? I understood from the forum thread that using those
> > there'd be 'no turning back'. Never took the time to understand WHY, but
> > that's the impression I took away.
> No, we completely refactored the packages over the last couple of
> months, so that is no longer the case.
> You are encouraged to install systemd-git, systemd-arch-units-git and
> initscripts-systemd-git. It will not conflict with the standard
> initscripts package, and you can switch back and forth by making the
> change in GRUB during boot.
> I'm trying to keep the wiki page up-to-date, so please use that rather
> than the forum thread to find information, as the forum thread will
> quickly get outdated (as soon as a problem crops up in the forum we
> try to fix it ;-) ).
> Cheers,
> Tom

Sorely tempted =). Maybe on Sunday. Thanks again, since the forum thread
started I've been keeping tabs, and you're doing good work.

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