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From: Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o>
Subject: Re: The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
Date: Sun, 4 Jul 2010 13:39:49 -0600
On Sun, 4 Jul 2010 17:17:25 +0200
Fabio Erculiani <lxnay@g.o> wrote:

> How are we supposed to handle the amount of installations out there
> that are using OpenRC then?
> OpenRC/bl-2 have proven to be a big improvement over the old stuff. I
> am for fixing current bugs, and keep it maintenance mode at least.
> I'm already spread over several things but I could give a hand to
> other devs willing to take over.


http://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-dev/msg_21f716d5ffa6f04520e39d12fbe43452.xml

> The only reason why OpenRC has not come up for stabilization by it's
> maintainers is the fact that everytime there's a new version readied
> for release, on the horizon there's new incompatible changes being
> planned for the next version. The OpenRC maintainers in Gentoo have
> always chosen to wait until OpenRC settles down a little bit. Now with
> the plan to drop support for certain features (ADSL and PPP support in
> the networking code), it's going to rewrite more Gentoo people to step
> up to develop and maintain this code.


I would say it's settled down now.

I don't think stable can wait another 2-3 years on baselayout-1 while we
switch to yet another rc system.


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