[arch-general] My end-user $0.02 on /etc/rc.conf splitting.
Jelle van der Waa
jelle at vdwaa.nl
Mon Jul 23 07:22:27 EDT 2012
On 23/07/12 13:10, fredbezies wrote:
> 2012/7/23 Rodrigo Rivas <rodrigorivascosta at gmail.com>:
>> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:35 PM, 1126
>> <mailinglists at elfsechsundzwanzig.de>wrote:
>>> For you this change might be a reason to switch to Fedora, you say. I
>>> mean, seriously? How is it all handled in Fedora then? Well, I don't
>>> now, actually.
>> Fedora is RedHat, and that's where systemd came to live, so you can guess...
> I wrote the first message before I successfully done a setup with a
> minimal rc.conf
>>> - It's a rolling release distro: You only have to carefully do pacman
>> ./> -Syu to keep your system up-to-date. I started using Linux with Ubuntu
>>> and first I really looked forward to a new release, I mean new
>>> features, new artwork and all that stuff. But distupgrade nearly
>>> always failed and so I re-installed my system every six months. This
>>> is not good! With ArchLinux I can spent way more time just using my
>>> system instead of playing admin.
>> Well said. I came from Ubuntu also, and I expected that in Arch some things
>> would break because of it being rolling and more bleeding-edge than Ubuntu.
> For the record, I'm using arch since end of 2008 / beginning of 2009.
> It is the first time I was very upset by a change from developer team.
>> I accepted that, but as it happened, it breaks _less_ than Ubuntu.
>> And, actually, about the rc.conf split, I couldn't care less. One file,
>> three files, doesn't make a difference to me. As long as they are text
>> files, and not binary ones, like some other mainstream systems, all is good.
> Not 3, but 6 more files. I do agree you don't have to modify them
> everyday, but it is - in a way - harder to set u than a single one.
If it's documented it's hard?
Sure one file would be easier, but if the 3,4,5 or 6 files are
documented there should be no real problems.
>> Just my 0.02 €
Jelle van der Waa
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