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Wed Nov 14 17:40:06 PST 2012
On Wednesday 14 November 2012 18:49:42 Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> The issue, as Fernando points out, is control. Who has control of the
> process? The distro or the user? For sysv, the concept is easy to
> understand, easy to modify. For systemd, the interactions between all
> the components is complex and more difficult to change.
> If I want the distro to control everything, then I can use Apple or MS.
Solutions-looking for problems thus over-engineering and control seems to be
the characteristics of this current era.
Take grub2, its seems well nigh impossible to manually create a grub.cfg. A
convoluted epistle is autogenerated.
As for systemd, I am hoping to learn it to hack into it.
And I still remember devfsd being bullied and frozen-out for udev.
But Consider bsd-style bootscripts in an elegant scripting language like
with all the bullying surrounding systemd I would not be at all surprised
if soon a group emerges with such.
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