[arch-general] Alternative init system proposal

Øyvind Heggstad mrelendig at har-ikkje.net
Tue Feb 23 12:43:06 UTC 2016

On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 11:43:41 +0400
Eric Vidal <eric at obarun.org> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I'm the creator of Obarun
> I use runit for PID1 and managing service. Repo is available for all
> package builded without systemd support. All this package have the
> name xxx-systemd to avoid trouble with original package. Package are
> maintained every week (one time per week). all this package doesn't
> have service declaration to allow other distro to use it like
> manjaro, alphaos etecetera... A github with all the pkgbuild used is
> available here https://github.com/Obarun + some personnal scripts A
> complete site is available too with forum and a little wiki here
> www.obarun.org Proposal an alternative to systemd on arch system
> isn't impossible even for complex desktop environment. KF5, XFCE4
> work on it.(using consolekit for the moment) dev is managed by gentoo
> eudev (working with jcnelson vdev is in progress, but not working for
> the moment). I use my system from almost one year now and share it
> from july 2015. This system is not perfect (i'm not a good dev) and
> i'm alone to make all the stuff (site, maintaining, new features and
> so one) but i'm the proof that can be possible and without so much
> efford.
> Isn't the work to arch to propose an alternative. Pacman, makepkg,
> pkgbuild are beautiful tools which allow user to make every his want.
> So use it and don't ask anything to arch dev :)

and foo-systemd isn't ambiguous at all! :p

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