[CentOS] C7, systemd, say what?!

Wed Jun 7 20:24:55 UTC 2017
Always Learning <centos at u68.u22.net>

On Wed, 2017-06-07 at 12:02 -0700, John R Pierce wrote:

> 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.

I'll do what I can providing people recognise I'm currently grossly
overloaded with community and family responsibilities and currently am
lucky if I get 6 hours sleep a day. However I'll try.

What is the advantage of patches over a virgin version that can be
subsequently patched ?


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