[CentOS] C7, systemd, say what?!

Wed Jun 7 20:09:34 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 06/07/2017 02:02 PM, John R Pierce wrote:
>> On 6/7/2017 11:28 AM, Always Learning wrote:
>>>> In the case of CentOS-7 .. you don't need to create a whole new
>>>> distro, you can just petition the CentOS Project Board to create a
>>>> Special Interest Group to get access to CentOS Project controlled
>>>> resources to build packages (and get them rolled into our mirrors,
>>>> etc.) to use something other than systemd.

>>> Excellent idea. I'll gladly sign any such petition:-)
>> but will you contribute to building the non-systemd packages, and
>> working out how to retrofit old sysV init back into everything via
>> patches, etc ?    every RPM that interacts with systemd will need to be
>> 'fixed' to do it the old way, with init.d scripts. repositories like
>> postgres, EPEL, etc won't work, either, as their C7 packaged daemons are
>> all configured to use systemd.
> Exactly what John said.
Yup. I'd happily sign, also... but between work and a *lot* of personal
issues, I don't have the time or energy to do such development. Given
that, I wasn't going to push for it.