[blfs-dev] systemd and GNOME was: Re: Planning ahead

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Sat Aug 17 09:47:52 PDT 2013

On 08/17/2013 05:59 PM, Esben Stien wrote:
> Wayne Blaszczyk <wblaszcz at bigpond.net.au> writes:
>> If that is the case then it should be mentioned somewhere that this is
>> not the full GNOME suite, Otherwise people will be confused. I'm
>> referring to Esben's post on the 22nd.
> Thank you, I'm still feeling the effects of that. 
>> I think it would have of been a lot easier if the GNOME packages
>> remained in the main book, and just to have a note on each package
>> that required systemd, either by referring to LFS-systemd link, or
>> just an external systemd link.
> I'm reading so many places that gnome-3.8 is not actually depending on
> systemd and that it should be possible to run gnome without systemd. 
> What exactly is preventing gnome-3.8 from running without systemd? What
> errors are everybody experiencing who've tried that?

If you are able to make GNOME work without systemd, please post how you
did it and I'll restore GNOME to the book. It's only true that power
management won't work correctly without systemd.

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