[arch-general] Systemd : Analysis of reactions of Users

Mike mkgmafbt at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 10:04:45 EDT 2012

On 27/07/12 15:45, Stephen E. Baker wrote:
> On 27/07/2012 9:29 AM, Mike wrote:
>> On 27/07/12 13:57, Nicolas Sebrecht wrote:
>>> The 27/07/12, Mike wrote:
>>>> I'm aware of that, but that doesn't mean one can't fix them. Nobody
>>>> said, that the code base of sysvinit shouldn't be modified.
>>> It would have been fixed for a long time if it were easy enough. :-)
>> Uhm there are init systems available that are baesd on or using sysvinit
>> or at least are trying to stay compatible (e.g. upstart), without
>> reinventing
>> the wheel or declare the unix philosophy obsolote.
> AFAIK systemd is trying to stay backwards compatible at least in the
> sense that upstart is.  It can parse old initscripts, and there is
> even a target in archlinux that will read your DAEMONS array so you
> can pretend you never switched.  All this other stuff is just a more
> powerful option in systemd that people can move to as they're ready.
Not exactly, upstart is an relativly easy to handle sysvinit
replacement, systemd is a lot more work.
I don't want to pretend anything, systemd doesn't suit my needs, but I
have no problems maintaining an init system on my own. I don't care if
Arch would declare systemd as default today ;)

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