[arch-general] Systemd : Analysis of reactions of Users

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri Jul 27 09:52:34 EDT 2012

On Jul 27, 2012 3:16 PM, "Kevin Chadwick" <ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > > May be this is a silly question but: will there be a general
> > > when systemd became officially adopted?
> >
> > That would be announced, yes.
>  As you have said the timescale for initscripts being replaced by
>  systemd comes down to the challenges of maintenance and I guess this
>  is a question for that day as systemd is obviously a moving target but
>  as I would expect like ipv6 some people think systemd, event starts and
>  parallelism and it's binary size are more mature and sane than I do
>  (Of course without those users these things will have no chance of
>  becoming mature, compilation bug free, improved, unix-like, secure and
>  completely hackable in my eyes).
>  I expect those maintenance challenges coem down to working for every
>  package so can even an unmaintained initscripts package be kept for
>  those of us who want to maintain just the scripts we use or do you
>  expect openrc to be a better base to work from or do you think a
>  switch to another tiny init binary distro to then be a better option?

I don't see any reason for initscripts to stop working (might be that stuff
like gnome will require systemd at some point, but that's our of our
hands). Especially if the people who are so adamantly against systemd
contribute to initscripts (by way of testing and bug reports). Oddly, that
does not seem to happen much.



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