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Month: May 2017

Re: [trinity-devel] Stretch: systemd default target multi-user is ignored

From: Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl@...>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2017 01:17:32 +0100
On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 7:13 PM, Mike Bird <mgb-trinity@...> wrote:
> On Thu May 4 2017 09:39:44 Felix Miata wrote:
>> zlists@... composed on 2017-05-04 13:24 (UTC-0300):
>> > Do people working on Trinity really want to
>> > alienate people who use systemd-free distros?
>> Of course not, but resources are limited. Someone competent would have to
>> come forward and commit to handle the extra work that supporting multiple
>> init systems entails.
> It seems extraordinarily unlikely that Tim would make such a mistake but
> if TDE broke sysvinit support or required systemd we would be unable to
> continue with TDE, just as we now use Devuan instead of Debian.

 likewise i would no longer be able to recommend the use of TDE, nor
would i be able to install it or maintain it for my clients.  i would
be forced to go to the drastic measure of setting up a chroot
environment to run an older version of TDE, along with a fixed
snapshot of an OS, with a view to keeping that chroot environment
pretty much forever, and to run all other applications in some
abortion-of-a-method (firefox, libreoffice) with up-to-date binaries.

 the fact that TDE *HAS NOT* been affected by one of the saddest and
most damaging events ever to occur in the history of free software is
one of its saving graces.