[Mageia-dev] Fwd: GNOME 3.4 will rely on hostnamed, localed, timedated D-Bus API

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Fri Jan 27 17:14:49 CET 2012

'Twas brillig, and Michael Scherer at 27/01/12 15:52 did gyre and gimble:
> Le vendredi 27 janvier 2012 à 10:07 +0000, Colin Guthrie a écrit :
>> 'Twas brillig, and Olav Vitters at 27/01/12 00:00 did gyre and gimble:
>>> Daemons will work under sysvinit. Just need to be installed
>> Cool, I'll keep it in mind. They shouldn't need anything special to be
>> honest and I think systemd is required by basesystem anyway
> I fear some people may not like this, can we avoid adding a hard
> requires, and in this case, split the package ?
> ( or at least, if we cannot do otherwise, we need to document it, and
> how to disable systemd in the release notes, with clear instruction.
> People will complain, but we will answer "this is documented" ).

Systemd is just installed, it doesn't mean it's used. You need to
install systemd-sysvinit for it to replace sysvinit.

While I'm sure we could split the package up, I'm not really sure how
much it gains in practice other than a few kb of disk space.



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