[arch-general] When will Arch switch to Systemd

Jan Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 17:17:04 EST 2011

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 9:34 PM,  <fons at kokkinizita.net> wrote:
> After years of problems and frustration,for the last two or
> three years we (the people using such audio apps on Linux)
> have finally got a system that allows normal users to do this
> (using ulimits and just two lines in /etc/security/limits.conf
> giving members of the 'audio' group the required privileges).
> So here's my question: will a system using systemd still allow
> this, *without* requiring source modifications to each and every
> application (to join a specific cgroup), and *whitout* every
> application requiring real-time or memory locks to be 'registered'
> somewhere ? As far as I've understood it would not. Which would
> make systemd an absolute no-go for users requiring this.

Note that grouping processes using cgroups does not imply having to
use the group scheduler . IIRC systemd uses a debugging hierarchy by
default which does not affect program resources.

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