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[ale] for all you systemd haters...
On Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 12:06:38PM -0500, leam hall via Ale wrote:
> If you need containers and micro-virtualization below the level of
> "OS" then something like systemd could be useful. From a standpoint of
> the many things that made Linux great, as a kernel and a concept,
> systemd is not a good thing.
Pray tell, what exactly is the "concept" of Linux?
I can all but guarantee that no matter how you answer that, the
overwhelming majority of the >2 billion Linux systems deployed don't
conform to or otherwise embody any of it. (Nor, I might add, do they
And a follow-up question -- With your answer in mind, why did Linux
succeed (or achieve "greatness") as opposed to, say, one or more of the
BSDs? After all, the latter had a considerable head start, in both
mindshare and technical capability.
(I'm asking these questions as someone who is responsible for ~20K lines
of code in the Linux kernel, has put together embedded distributions
from scratch, and done Cloudy DevOps things a decade before those
terms entered the lexicon.)
Solomon Peachy pizza at shaftnet dot org
Coconut Creek, FL ^^ (email/xmpp) ^^
Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur.
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