[arch-general] The future of sysvinit in Arch: Call for Help

Daniel Wallace daniel.wallace at gatech.edu
Thu Sep 27 19:40:50 EDT 2012

"G. Schlisio" <g.schlisio at gmx.de> wrote:

>>> -remove initscripts from the repos
>>> -no more developement in git and on arch-project ML
>> I don't see the benefit of doing that quickly, but if that's what you
>> guys want, it is fine with me. I would be in favor of initscripts
>> dying a natural death.
>some people are stuck with initscripts for a while, letting it die 
>naturally would be great for such usecases.
>i am running an arch server in a virtual private server where can not 
>change the kernel and depend on my provider.
>i am quite sure, there are others around too.

If you are running on openvz you could always just switch to another init. Runit is what I am using on mine, it is really easy to write your own services for it. 

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