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Re: Parallellizing the boot in Debian Squeeze - ready for wider testing

On Sun, May 09, 2010 at 13:27:08 +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Sat, 8 May 2010 11:47:40 +0200, Julien Cristau
> <jcristau@debian.org> wrote:
> >As far as I'm concerned, "faster boot" is irrelevant.  Using an init
> >daemon that actually does its job of supervising services, and lets us
> >get rid of most of the stupidity and boilerplate of init scripts, otoh,
> >is overdue.
> What is so bad about init scripts?

- no supervision

- bloated, as every action need to be implemented in the script, and
  therefore slow and error prone

- no adjustable user permissions

- no clean evironment

Just to mention some of the issues. I don't know if upstart solves all
of them, though.


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