Re: systemd effectively mandatory now due to GNOME
On Thu, 2013-10-24 at 11:46 +1100, Brian May wrote:
> On 24 October 2013 11:09, Adam Borowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * it breaks other users of cgroups. I have not tested this
> (mostly because of the above point), but if I understand it
> right, it takes
> over the whole cgroups system, requiring anything that runs on
> the same
> kernel instance to beg it via dbus to perform required
> I have heard this said before, would like to have some official
> confirmation if this is actually the case or not. cgroups are
> currently hierarchical,
> I would have thought this would mean, at least in theory, different
> programs could be responsible for different parts of the hierarchy.
Yes, but there isn't a protocol for delegating that responsibility.
> If it is true, it is the thing we need to be prepared for, and so far
> I haven't seen any official information.
> This might also be relevant
> here: http://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/200-libby-clark/733595-all-about-the-linux-kernel-cgroups-redesign
This change is still under discussion.
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