[arch-dev-public] systemd 207 ignores /etc/sysctl.conf

Bartłomiej Piotrowski b at bpiotrowski.pl
Fri Sep 13 14:23:26 EDT 2013

On 09/13/2013 01:12 PM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> Hi,
> a new features in systemd 207 is to no longer read /etc/sysctl.conf.
> Instead /etc/sysctl.d/*.conf has to be used. Imho this needs a news item
> and we also need to think about what to do with the file we ship as part
> of procps-ng.
> From the systemd changelog:
>         * The systemd-sysctl tool no longer natively reads the
>           file /etc/sysctl.conf. If desired, the file should be
>           symlinked from /etc/sysctl.d/99-sysctl.conf. Apart from
>           providing legacy support by a symlink rather than built-in
>           code, it also makes the otherwise hidden order of application
>           of the different files visible.
> Greetings,
> Pierre

What about keeping current behavior for existing installation and
deprecating /etc/sysctl.conf for new ones?

Bartłomiej Piotrowski

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