Re: A few observations about systemd
On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 03:25:23PM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> | Systemd is bloated
> | ------------------
> | Systemd is bloated. It apparently attempts to take over the roles of
> | init, cron, at, inet, ConsoleKit, sethostname, modprobe, mount -a, and
> | probably others. The result is that you end up running 50000 lines of
> | C code as PID 1, as compared to the 8000 lines of SV init or the 6000
> | lines of runit.
> as for trying to take over inetd's role: yes, it can replace inetd. You
> don't have to do that, though.
It does remove the important option to not have an inetd at all. And this
millenium, you'd have to look hard to find any use for inetd.
I guess a number of other parts of systemd share this problem.
1KB // Yo momma uses IPv4!