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On Mon, 2010-08-23 at 17:05 +0200, Gilles Dartiguelongue wrote:
> Le lundi 05 juillet 2010 à 08:57 +0000, Duncan a écrit :
> [lots of stuff about bashisms and posix]
> > So let's stabilize OpenRC and be done with it, and /then/ we can debate
> > where we want to go from there.
> YES, let's get it stable.
> However please consider not re-adding bashisms and/or not make it less
> POSIX shell compliant than it already is at light speed. It is a great
> thing that openrc tries to achieve and allows more use of openrc than
> basic desktop/server gentoo usage (think embedded and other distros).
> At least one other distro did this move a while ago (debian) and I don't
> think they will go back. Seeing they are also moving to a dependency
> based init system, they probably could just run a fork of openrc (for
> their init scripts are not exactly compatible with what we do).
Other distributions are going one step further and are going for
shell-free boot. We should follow that lead.
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