How to remove systemd from a Debian jessie/sid installation

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First install the SysV init packages
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# apt-get install sysvinit-core sysvinit sysvinit-utils
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Then reboot your machine and remove all of the systemd packages.
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<span style="color:red;">BE AWARE</span> that the following command removes packages that depend on systemd itself or things like libpam-systemd!
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# apt-get remove --purge --auto-remove systemd
 
Prevent apt from installing systemd packages in the future.
 
# echo -e 'Package: systemd\nPin: origin ""\nPin-Priority: -1' > /etc/apt/preferences.d/systemd
 

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Please repost a known/tested accurate set of instructions here.

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