pkg-sysvinit-devel mailing list, proposed closure/replacement

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at
Thu Nov 1 18:42:05 GMT 2018

[2018-10-31 11:07] Ian Jackson <ijackson at>
> > > I therefore propose that we close pkg-sysvinit-devel and change the
> > > Maintainer field to point to debian-init-diversity.
> > While I understand, that alioth-lists are temporary solution, making
> > list on domain, different from `' feels to me like
> > acknowledgement of sysvinit as second-class citizen of Debian. Any
> > chance to make list on
> More importantly, I think it is important that we use a list where
> Debian's downstreams who are working on sysvinit-related stuff will
> feel welcome.
> [..]
> I don't think it would be kind to expect our contributors from Devuan
> and elsewhere to join a Debian list, when Debian as a whole is not
> able to provide a welcoming environment.  Unfortunately I do not have
> confidence in the Debian listmasters willingness to address hostility.
> That is why I set up a list on my own server.

I agree with your reasoning. Made a commit.

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