[HEADS-UP] systemd for F14 - the next steps
mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Wed Jul 21 18:46:43 UTC 2010
On Wed, 21.07.10 09:51, Jeff Spaleta (jspaleta at gmail.com) wrote:
> Is there a reasonable deadline to shoot for? Let me get past this
> weekend and I'll try to commit to doing so that I can be publicly
> shamed if I fail at doing it.
Thanks a lot for looking into this. Much appreciated!
Next week's is the feature freeze IIRC and also GUADEC. Which means I am
not really going to be around. Which is why I want the systemd switch
completed by the end of the week. I have prepped a patch with makes
upstart parallel installable with systemd, so that people can rescue
their systems with init=/sbin/upstart on the kernel command line, should
systemd break it. This should give as a smoother transition. Casey
OK'eyed that patch basically, but we were hoping for a second OK from
Bill, but he is on vacation, so i guess we'll have to do without it. Due
to that my plan is to release v4 tonight and upload Upstart and systemd
in a way that systemd is default and upstart can be installed as
For the chkconfig stuff the deadline is not as crucial I think. I think
people running rawhide can deal with an "imperfect" chkconfig for
now. Of course, this change should be completed before we release F14,
and before admins get their fingers on this.
> Is there a todo list published that can be scanned by other interested
> parties for low hanging fruit?
Kinda. I maintain this list in git:
However, it is a mishmash of english and a bit of german and you
probably need a bit of context to figure out what I mean by the items
listed. That list is primarily for myself, but it might be interesting
for other folks too which is why I commit it to git.
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.
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