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A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
You need to change SystemD code only for very major new features. Small changes can be done just fine by using wrappers over executable files and/or script hooks (basic systemd functionality).
Posted Nov 9, 2012 11:57 UTC (Fri) by gb (subscriber, #58328)
Posted Nov 9, 2012 12:11 UTC (Fri) by mpr22 (subscriber, #60784)
systemd is available in wheezy, as are upstart, sysvinit, and runit.
Posted Nov 9, 2012 12:12 UTC (Fri) by gb (subscriber, #58328)
Posted Nov 9, 2012 13:30 UTC (Fri) by anselm (subscriber, #2796)
Too late. Systemd is already available in Debian for those who want to install it.
The jury is still out on whether it will eventually become the default init system for Debian (at least on Linux). There are reasonable arguments both in favour and against.
Posted Nov 9, 2012 18:10 UTC (Fri) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
Oh, and start-stop-daemon (present in almost every Debian initscript) is very much a wrapper already. And an ugly one at that.
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