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

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 12:11:27 PST 2015

On 01/21/2015 08:00 PM, Michael Biebl wrote:
> 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.

Let me re-phrase that "configure it" out...


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