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Re: I'm not a huge fan of systemd

On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 4:49 AM, Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> wrote:
> Am 07.07.2014 21:29, schrieb Andrei POPESCU:
>> To prove my point (on a laptop with LXDE and just a few services):
>> $ grep sleep /etc/init.d/* | wc -l
>> 27
>> $ ls /etc/init.d/* | wc -l
>> 75
> Yup, the boot speed improvements come from doing things correctly and
> event based. Socket activation doesn't necessarily mean things are
> delayed but simply that explicit orderings are unnecessary.
> The numbers you have posted are depressing, but doing that over the
> complete archive is even more so.
> The last time I did an archive wide check on this was early 2014, at
> that time we had 1235 SysV init scripts and 1124 occurences of sleep.

The existence of a sleep call is neither here nor there. For example,
there are many servers that I could try to connect to with a 1 second
timeout, then sleep for a second if that failed, and try again. That
would be better use of the processor than not using sleep at all.

Joel Rees

Be careful where you see conspiracy.
Look first in your own heart.

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