[arch-general] My end-user $0.02 on /etc/rc.conf splitting.

gt static.vortex at gmx.com
Sun Jul 22 04:58:39 EDT 2012

On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 09:18:50AM +0100, Jorge Almeida wrote:
> I'm worried about all this too. I have an Atom at home, so moving back to
> Gentoo is not an option. I have some programs made to be compiled against
> dietlibc, which does not support *BSD, so this is not an option either. I took
> a look at Slackware, but I'm not enthusiastic about using old packages, and
> I was put off by the install method. Yes, Arch's method is the easiest and
> cleanest, specially this variant:
> 	https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Fast_Arch_Install_from_existing_Linux_System#Another_method:_Installing_from_an_existing_Linux_with_an_Arch_installation_image
> I have many customizations, and a rolling release seems essential to me. So,
> what to do?
> I *shall not* use UDEV/Poetterix.
> I understand the developers' predicament: what should they do when the KISS
> principle is in a collision course with upstream trends? I don't have a
> solution, but I fear that this course will end up by killing Arch. The rc.conf
> problem is just a symptom...

You can try aptosid, or linux mint debian edition.

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