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Re: Bug#684396: ITP: openrc -- alternative boot mechanism that manages the services, startup and shutdown of a host

Le vendredi 10 août 2012 à 11:56 +0200, Martin Wuertele a écrit : 
> That we do no longer have glibc in the archive and we had a transition
> to eglibc was an understandable maintainer decision.

glibc/eglibc is not comparable to the other alternatives, the
differences are extremely tiny.

> How is core funcionality defined anyways?  If network is considered a
> core function and then we have net-tools and iprout, ifupdown,
> network-manager, wicd, ethtool, mii-diag,.... and users do have a
> choice.

And this leads to poor user experience because none of these
alternatives offers everything we expect from the networking system.

> We do not yet have mdev in the archive but I hope that changes with the
> next release.

I can’t wait to see the brokenness it will bring.

 .''`.      Josselin Mouette
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