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

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Mon May 16 12:03:41 PDT 2016


On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 11:32:15AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> 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.
> 

No I don't he did like what?  80% of it?

> > 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 :)


THAT I have no doubt, and THAT IS EXACTLY the attitude problem towards this
product that I'm worried about.

I love you Greg but you can shove systemd where the sun don't shine.


Love Truly

Ruben

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