[linux-elitists] How about a fork of Jessie without systemd?

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Sun May 15 11:32:15 PDT 2016


On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 05:28:35AM -0400, Ruben Safir wrote:
> > > - systemd goes completely against the Unix idea of one
> > > small utility doing one thing well, and it just comes across as change
> > > for the sake of change as a monument to someone's ego.
> > 
> > Really, you want to drag this old disputed argument out again?  Tell me
> > how your old init system was a "do one thing well" program?
> > 
> 
> Or we can just get rid of systemd

What specifically are you not liking about it?

> > And as far as ego goes, do you not take pride in the work you do?
> > systemd was written by people working for _all_ distros, it was not the
> > work of just one person at all, to act otherwise is a huge disservice to
> > those other developers.
> 
> Actually, NOT.  Unless Pottering works for all distros now.

Do you think that somehow only 1 person did all of this work?  Come on
now, that's looney.  Look at the author list of systemd, it included
developers from _all_ distros.

> What will happen when Watson takes over and exploits systemd and takes over
> all those android phones....using big data from the clouds...

systemd is not on your android phone, yet, give me time :)


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