On Friday 02 March 2018 at 11:26:39, KatolaZ wrote:

> Most of those "alarming" files are just systemd units files, put there
> by daemons/packages/utilities who "also" support systemd in a way or
> another. So they are not alarming but just *totally* *harmless* if you
> don't have a running systemd as PID 1, since only systemd understands
> and can run them.  It would be *totally* *useless* (and utterly
> *stupid* IMHO) to fork, rebuild, and maintain a few more hundred
> packages only because they happen to provide a systemd unit file for
> those systems where systemd is used.
> libsystemd0 is used by some daemons to verify if systemd is running or
> not. If it's not, libsystemd is *totally* *harmless*.
> KatolaZ
> P.S.: I guess we should consider including the last two paragraphs
> above on www.devuan.org, or put it in the mailing list signature...

Good idea, I think (on the website, anyway; we don't want something that long 
on every list posting).


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