[systemd-devel] How to get rid of this ordering cycle?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Aug 14 07:27:51 PDT 2014

On Thu, 14.08.14 14:31, Simon McVittie (simon.mcvittie at collabora.co.uk) wrote:

> In Debian, support for sysvinit scripts in rcS was patched back in to
> avoid breaking existing software, because it's unlikely that all of the
> packages listed in
> <http://codesearch.debian.net/search?q=Default-Start%3A\s*S> will get a
> native systemd unit any time soon. Most of them probably doesn't
> actually need to run in rcS - nvi? seriously? - but if fixing them all
> was on the critical path for adopting systemd, we'd probably still be
> using sysvinit for years to come.

I have the suspicion that this creates as many problems as it
solves... That's why we removed support for that, especially since
there's no realy standard about this anyway...


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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