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Why Debian Should Or Should Not Make Systemd The Default

"Why Debian Should Or Should Not Make Systemd The Default"
by Lennart Poettering, Kay Sievers,
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systemd has been adopted by many other Linux distributions as default system and service manager. Debian is still using sysvinit. We, Lennart Poettering, and Kay Sievers, as the original authors of systemd, want to shed some light on the pros and cons of making systemd the default in Debian too. We'd like to discuss what we think this will mean for the distribution and what Debian should take into consideration before making its choice. We want to present a few notes on our experiences with moving Fedora over to system, and what might (or might) not apply in a similar way to Debian too.