[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] The inittab interface - Re: Bug#766187: runit: Fails to install runit after fresh install of jessie beta2

Simon McVittie smcv at debian.org
Mon Nov 24 22:08:49 UTC 2014

On 24/11/14 21:41, Gerrit Pape wrote:
> Better than (2) would be to make the existence of /etc/inittab still
> essential for jessie, by moving the corresponding code from
> sysvinit-core into the essential init package.  What do you think?

If you go this route, I think initscripts might be a better home for
inittab. It is depended on by all our supported pid 1 implementations -
sysvinit-core, systemd-sysv (via systemd) and upstart - and comes from
the same source package as sysvinit, which init does not.


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