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

Auguste Pop auguste at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 11:17:40 EDT 2012

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 11:12 PM, Kevin Chadwick <ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 19:59:02 +0530
> Jayesh Badwaik wrote:
>> You are very correct, master documents should always be plain text. The
>> generated documents can be binary however. Also, there should be a fallback
>> system where the plain text documents are used rather than binary documents
>> so that the faults in generator do not affect the bootability of the system.
> What's the point. To me that's just adding an extra redundant layer
> that could have bugs. I see no point using binaries for configuration
> whatosever. RAM is crazy fast and some SSDs are now as fast as a PIIIs
> ram. How many nanoseconds does it take to parse config files???
and don't forget to mention some stupid binary configuration system,
like gconf, that incapable of removing erroneous entries created by a

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