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

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Tue Jul 24 20:22:07 EDT 2012

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 1:46 AM, Heiko Baums <lists at baums-on-web.de> wrote:
> Seriously, who reads source codes? Manpages usually only explain the
> parameters, not the design of the software and how it works. There may
> be some other documentations, I haven't yet seen any.

Overview of the bootprocess under systemd:
Some info about old- and new-style daemons:
Some general info about the systemd daemon:
Lots and lots of man-pages documenting every little part of systemd:

More info about systemd, including links to Lennart's blogs, which
explain things in a more understandable way than the man-pages:

> Now I know that you can explain things. So why not do it if you find
> that someone doesn't know enough about what's talked about? Nobody
> expects that you write a second documentation, but explaining some
> details can sometimes help.

Sure, whenever people ask something I try my best to explain what I
can. My comment was aimed at those who pretend to know without doing
their research.


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