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

Michael Biebl mbiebl at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 12:00:37 PST 2015

2015-01-21 20:56 GMT+01:00 "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" <johannbg at gmail.com>:
> 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.

That's non-sense. The sysv-generator is a separate component which can
be disabled via a configure switch.
No need to patch anything out.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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