[arch-general] Alternative init system proposal

Ivan parazyd at dyne.org
Mon Feb 8 09:47:20 UTC 2016

On Mon, 08 Feb 2016, Yaro Kasear wrote:

> I still don't get what makes OpenRC so great. Doesn't it still depend
> entirely on SysV Init? That ALONE makes me want to keep it off my system.
> If it makes us fall back on an init system that is frankly backward and was
> badly in need of replacement then I don't see why it should be considered
> an alternative.
> Systemd ain't perfect, but when the best alternative is something that
> relIes on dated components bona fide Unix systems don't even use anymore,
> then they simply aren't alternatives.

No, as a matter of fact, OpenRC works with any init. It's not necessary
to use sysvinit.
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