[systemd-devel] [PATCH] sysv-generator: Replace Provides: symlinks with real units

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 11:56:46 PST 2015

On 01/21/2015 03:43 PM, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 11:08:44AM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
>> >So I expect if it gets dropped upstream, a lot of distros (and all the
>> >major ones) will have to bring that back; it's IMHO better to just
>> >maintain it upstream by the distro maintainers.
> Exactly. Dropping it would be just busy work for everyone. General
> purpose distributions need to carry it for the forseeable future.

That argument does not hold water since there are systemd and 
core/baseOS consumers that want the other side of that coin and have to 
patch out all the legacy stuff.

Arguably upstream should be leading everybody into the future not 
dwelling on the past and having to maintain it in the process.


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