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Re: Gentoo guys starting a fork of udev

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:45:48AM +0100, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> > This is not theoretical.  upstart has been PID 1 in Ubuntu since 2006.  It
> > *is* absolutely dependable and reliable.

> Upstart has had its problems, too [1].

> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/upstart/+bug/557177

A bug in an upstart job, and your dissatisfaction with how the upstart
maintainer responded to the bug report, is entirely orthogonal to Roger's
point about complexity in PID 1.

> And, honestly, the way this bug was handled left me with little confidence
> in upstart.

I'm very sad for you.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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