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Re: initscripts and how many patches to carry

Subject: Re: initscripts and how many patches to carry
From: Sami Dalouche
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 07:09:51 +0200

> That said, we are interested in experimenting with alternative init systems,
> including parallel/dependency based systems.

OK Great ! :) The only problem is that is has to remain compatible with debian,
otherwise all debian-daemons won't work :( So either debian has to accept some
alternative init system, either we are limited to   on the current one...

>
> > BTW, is there any plan on having ifup of network interfaces NOT blocking
> > startup, but just do as, let's say windows, let do the dhcp in the
> background ?
>
> Yes, NetworkManager will take over this duty and operates in the background.
>

Great ! I didn't hear about it before. I tried to install the network-manager
but I had no more connection straight after installing it, so I guess I'll see
that later :) But it looks like it's built on dbus, so it must be bleeding-edge
stuff :)


Regards,
Sami Dalouche

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