[Fedora-marketing-list] Fedora Core 6 Pre release review
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Oct 9 16:06:34 UTC 2006
Gian Paolo Mureddu wrote:
> I thought there was work in progress for a new init system, called
> initng if I recall correctly, which supposedly would load and process
> start up scripts in tandem rather than sequentially. Stuff which can
> be loaded all at once will be loaded at once, and that which require
> prior stuff is loaded when the reqs are met.
Initng is already in Fedora Extras after a long review process.
I thought Fedora was
> going to use this type of init system instead of upstart (or upstart
> could be a new name for initng from what I can make out of that post).
No. Its a new init system written after the review process of initng
started and we havent decided which init system to adopt or whether to
write a new one. Speed is not the factor that would lead Fedora to get
a new init system. There are a number of other advantages that are more
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