[arch-general] [Bulk] Re:RFC: OpenRC as init system for Arch

Kevin Chadwick ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Apr 30 04:59:34 EDT 2012

On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 09:22:42 +0200
Nicolas Sebrecht wrote:

> > In my opinion,  if I have to start hacking random C to add or adapt
> > features (which happens as soon as the builtins do the wrong things -
> > that's about twice a year for me) it'll be a lot more crashy than a
> > simple shell script where I add one line of code.  
> Having most of the distribution maintainers playing in with boot
> critical shell scripts is worse. I've been faced with so many poorly
> written shell scripts over distributions for decades that I can't
> believe in your "C is more crashy" statement.

If it makes it easier to find and stop things like avahi then that's
one bonus. That's one of the reasons I chose Arch. I wouldn't put it
past Ubuntu to build avahi spawning into systemd itself so it can't
be stopped, mu wha ha ha.

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