[HEADS-UP] systemd for F14 - the next steps

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Wed Jul 14 21:17:02 UTC 2010

On Wed, 14.07.10 17:00, Jeff Garzik (jgarzik at pobox.com) wrote:

> > I would have prefered if you would have taken up this fight with the
> > Upstart people when it was added to Fedora. We are just finishing the
> > work Upstart began in this area, and I am not really willing to fight
> > now a battle  that if at all should have been fought some releases ago when
> > Upstart was adopted.
> >
> > I am sorry, but I am not going to provide full compatibility with
> > inittab within systemd. It's not supported in Upstart and I won't do a
> > backwards flip and support it in systemd again.
> Runlevel inittab changing works in all releases up to and including 
> Fedora 13.  That should not change.

Well, I guess we have to agree to disagree about whether this one option
is a particularly valuable inheritance from traditional Unix which we
really need to support for all eternity.


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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