[arch-dev-public] Questions about Archlinux branding/artwork for KDE

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri May 30 10:37:51 EDT 2008

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 5:57 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 6:24 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 6:57 PM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
>>> One should start kdm via inittab.
>> I agree with Pierre, except for the rc.d script point - too many
>> people use it, and all the other login managers have rc.d scripts to.
> Isn't there a little problem here?
> People should use inittab, yet many people use rc.d scripts.
> It is probably not a big deal since I guess both methods usually work
> fine, but maybe it should be somehow made clearer that inittab is the
> preferred way.
> For example by deprecating the rc.d scripts and planning a future
> removal instead of removing them now.

Who said people should use inittab? Is this documented somewhere as
The Only Way To Ever Do Things? I use the slim rc.d script and have
for ages. I don't see anything wrong with providing choice.

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