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

On Sep 2, 2012, at 2:36 AM, Darren Salt <listspam@moreofthesa.me.uk> wrote:

> I demand that Thomas Goirand may or may not have written...
> [snip]
>> Sure, OpenRC doesn't have (yet) all the features of systemd. But because of
>> the above, it might be worth to *at least* give it a chance.
> Should it have all of those features? Should it require support from other
> packages? (Are all of those features appropriate?)

Well, the socket-based activation which allows true parallelization of the boot process as well as the replacement of the complicated and error-prone bash scripts with unit files are quite compelling in my opinion.

I use systemd on my laptop with an SSD and within a kvm and have boot times down to 3 seconds.

Also, systemctl and systemd-analyze are really nice.


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