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Re: I'm not a huge fan of systemd

On Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:39:13 +0200
Slavko <linux@slavino.sk> wrote:

> Ahoj,
> Dňa Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:09:33 -0400 The Wanderer
> <wanderer@fastmail.fm> napísal:
> > It's partly systemd's - or, rather, the systemd developers' - fault
> > for having chosen to implement the functionality which the outside
> > programs (in this case, components of GNOME) want to depend on as
> > part of something not independent from the init system.
> I am far from to know where the problem is, But you are right, if some
> software depends on the init system, then there is something wrong!
> Either in init system or in software... Or, perhaps in both ;)

This is part of the problem. Elsewhere I mention that now Network
Manager seems to require systemd to be running to communicate with
Modem Manager, which never used to be the case. I could still be wrong
about that, but systemd was already installed (to satisfy dependencies,
presumably of NM among others) and just needed to be enabled with the
kernel switch. Instant NM-MM communication. Whatever the actual
underlying reason, which seems to involve dbus, the result is a bad one.


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