[arch-general] Arch's move to systemd integration

Nicholas MIller nick.kyky at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 15:26:56 EDT 2012

On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 2:22 PM, Karol Babioch <karol at babioch.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> Am 22.07.2012 21:11, schrieb Myra Nelson:
> > On my system rc.conf is 716 B. The three files
> > (hostname 8 B, vconsole.conf 47 B, and locale.conf 30 B) take up less
> > space. Granted at the moment it's more but that will be offset when
> > the move to systemd can be completed.
> You don't really try to argue about a few bytes like this, do you? With
> the default block size of 4K (for ext4), this doesn't matter anyway.
> Though your(Karol) right, that a few bytes doesn't matter in the days of
TB+ hard drives, it might be something worth looking at (how much more
space will systemd use/save).  And on some systems (mostly older) it may

> > I think the biggest problems here are "perception", resistance to
> > change
> Yes, this is most definitely the problem. But this is something coming
> along with every change, so unless there are any technical reasons
> against the current movement, I don't care that much about these complains.
> Best regards,
> Karol Babioch

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