Re: A few observations about systemd
On Mon, 18 Jul 2011, Gergely Nagy <email@example.com> wrote:
> The main issue I have with dropping kFreeBSD & HURD would be (apart from
> losing two platforms I use - even if for fun only; I don't want to use a
> distribution that doesn't allow me to have as much fun as I do now) that
> it leads down the path of dropping whatever a vocal upstream decides to
> don't care about.
I don't think that dropping an architecture is necessary, patching systemd
should be viable.
Sysvinit had a lot of patches in the Debian package that weren't included
upstream for a long time. There's no reason why the same couldn't be done for
It seems that cgroups is the main issue and systemd can already work without
On Mon, 18 Jul 2011, Juliusz Chroboczek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > It's actually lighter than sysvinit, from what I've seen so far,
> $ size /sbin/init /bin/systemd
> text data bss dec hex filename
> 30040 1320 612 31972 7ce4 /sbin/init
> 793691 6748 2188 802627 c3f43 /bin/systemd
I think that they meant lighter in terms of not running shell scripts for lots
A fast boot time is quite important for embedded systems. I'm looking forward
to using systemd in a year or two for some embedded systems that I run.
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