March 3, 2014

Second Debian init System Vote Concludes

The second vote by the Debian technical committee addressed init system coupling. Bdale Garbee has announced the results of that vote. "With all 8 votes cast, this CFV on the init system coupling issue has ended in a tie between options "L" and "N". Given my vote on this issue, it should be no surprise that I use my casting vote to declare option "N" is the winner." (Thanks to Josh Triplett)

Option N: "The TC chooses to not pass a resolution at the current time about whether software may require specific init systems."

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