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Re: systemd effectively mandatory now due to GNOME

On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 02:09:46AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 02:39:15PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > The problem is the scope creep.  It's perfectly fine for
> > gnome-settings-daemon to depend on the dbus services provided by systemd;

> No, not even that, as long as xfce4[1] and other non-GNOME environments
> require gnome-settings-daemon.  A bunch of us ran away from GNOME for a
> reason (ok, plenty of reasons).

> A daemon to hold *settings* for an user interface must not force a whole
> init system.

You have quoted what I wrote, but are talking right past it.  "dbus services
provided by systemd" != "init system".

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

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