On Saturday, August 11, 2012 01:12:10, Thomas Goirand wrote: > On 08/11/2012 05:53 AM, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote: > > Declaring "one area -- one chosen tool" is declaring the monopoly in the > > area. As with other monopolies, this often leads to "vendor" lock-in, > > stagnation, stopping developing the standards. Have seen examples of all > > that occasionally. > > Exactly! And in this particular case, the "vendor" is RedHat, and > the programs are systemd and udev. If we can have an alternative, > using OpenRC and mdev, then I really welcome it! Choosing systemd > just because it *seem* to look better *now*, knowing that we have > a quite hostile upstream, *and* dismissing any other alternative, > is a very dangerous bet which I don't think Debian should do. That > is, I believe, the most important point of all this thread. systemd may seem better in /most/ cases because it does have some nice features, but I don't think it's better in *all* cases. systemd doesn't allow shutdown/reboot from within KDE4, which in the end made it more annoying than helpful for me so I ended up switching back to file-rc. > Let's welcome OpenRC and see how it goes... This doesn't mean that > we are choosing *now* what will be the *default* init system. Just > that we are open to a new alternative. If and when there are Debian packages available for OpenRC I'd like to try it. -- Chris -- Chris Knadle Chris.Knadle@coredump.us GPG Key: 4096R/0x1E759A726A9FDD74
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