Thijs Kinkhorst dixit:
>On Tue, May 13, 2014 18:03, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> You're aware, right, that my primary background is with enterprise use,
>> and I've been doing large-site systems administration for twenty years?
>> systemd is a godsend with basically no downside for our enterprise use
>I could not agree more. In our enterprise environment, I have no
>expectation at all that systemd will cause us significant trouble on
>upgrades. Our troubles have centered things like grub1 to grub2 or,
Yes, there were issues with e.g. grub1 to grub2, but do you honestly
think that sysadmins in a medium-sized company will cope with these?
• no /etc/init.d/$foo (to tabcomplete, no less!) any more
• totally different ways to handle services
• totally different ways to rescue a system that does not boot
cleanly any more
• the init system breaking init scripts hand-written by people
who don’t really know what they’re doing, have not even heard
of LSB, much less “units”
I’m *positive* they won’t.
“When udev happened I wrote mdev.”
-- Rob Landley in http://www.landley.net/notes.html#23-04-2014
Although I am proud to be an enemy of systemd, myself. --mirabilos
And CVS does not need replacing. (git’s got different use cases.)