Re: piece of mind
2014-10-21 17:24 GMT+02:00 Robert Lemmen <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> hi matthias,
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 04:35:20PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
>> first place. Having ten processes responsible for bits&pieces of what
>> systemd-as-PID1 does instead of one isn't a benefit -- not if all you gain
>> by that is nine additional processes.
>> "It's a big monolithic thing, and big monolithic things are bad and evil
>> and non-Unix-y, so there!!1!" is not a valid argument.
> but that's the thing, to some (e.g. me) ten separate processes that each
> do a fairly small thing with understandable interfaces between them is
> an *enormous* benefit over one bigger thing that does all that in an
> integrated fashion. to the point that even if the one big thing would
> have nice,additional features, I would still opt for the decomposed
Well, you just now described systemd. The systemd project develops
many small tools which do one thing ant interact together via defined
The init daemon is a bit more powerful that sysvinit, but it still
only does what it is supposed to do: Starting, stopping and monitoring
services. The other tools under the systemd umbrella do different
Did you play around with systemd already?
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