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Re: administration of initscripts

> > + dropping human readable textfiles in favour of c binary code, which makes it
> > needless more complex to debug the whole show.  
> That's non-sense. systemd unit files are text-files in ini-like format
> and much more readable then shell scripts with all their boiler plate.

I think you miss the point which is those unit files depend on C code
that is not as easy to follow or as well documented as tools which
follow the unix philosophy such as grep and you also don't seem
to have read between the lines about the detail of "more complex to

In any case systemd has had more attention than it deserves so look
inthis archive or likely any other archive (Gentoos a good one for
a balanced view) and lwn.net for the arguments and make your own
decision. Just don't believe the hype and understand that many pages on
freedesktop.org aren't official or balanced but abused as if they are.


'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'

(Doug McIlroy)

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