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
> <firstname.lastname@example.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.