Linux: concerns over systemd [OT]

Gregory Boyce gregory.boyce at
Wed Oct 22 21:37:45 UTC 2014

On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 5:28 PM, Gregory Boyce <gregory.boyce at> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at> wrote:
>> I think that Debian's plan to allow multiple init systems
>> (irregardless of which one is default) is a bad plan.  The non-default
>> ones won't get any love - at some point they'll just stop working (or
>> indeed, work at all).
> If they break then one of two things will happen:
> 1) Someone will fix it.
> 2) No one will fix it because no one cares.  If no one cares, then it
> being broken doesn't matter.
> Killing off choice/alternatives just in case no one cares about them
> isn't especially helpful.

Resending since my subscription was apparently a bit off.


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