System V to systemd unit migration

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at
Wed Oct 28 19:54:59 UTC 2015

On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 1:12 PM, Stephen Gallagher <sgallagh at>

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> At the FESCo meeting on October 14th, it was ​decided that the time
> has come to finally complete the migration away from System V init
> scripts. What does this mean for you as a packager?
> When we branch from Rawhide for Fedora 24 (currently ​scheduled for
> February 2nd, 2016), we will be immediately retiring any package in
> the Fedora collection that relies on a System V init script instead of
> a systemd unit file to start. We will consider reasonable requests to
> delay this action on a case-by-case basis for anyone who ​submits a
> ticket to FESCo no later than 23:59 UTC on January 12, 2016.

Since we have some time between now and 2/2/16, would it be prudent to see
if we could setup a tracker/blocker bug and file bugs against each package
still shipping SysV init files?

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