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Re: Gentoo guys starting a fork of udev

Roger Leigh <rleigh <at> codelibre.net> writes:

> If you want a reliable system, you need a reliable PID 1.  

yes. this was i believe why richard lightman implemented depinit
in i think it was under 1,000 lines of code. he was delighted
when i came up with a simple modification which would allow
him to remove a further block of that, out-sourcing the job
to a shell script and increasing the flexibility at the same

unfortunately i haven't heard from richard since.... 2008. he's
gone even more reclusive than he was before i met him. which
is a pity. we need more people in the world with his level
of quiet genius.


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