[HEADS-UP] systemd is now the default init system in rawhide

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Sat Jul 24 21:11:02 UTC 2010


On 07/24/2010 04:39 PM, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-07-24 at 16:36 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 12:14:33AM -0400, Casey Dahlin wrote:
>>>> Why is the systemd executable in /bin instead of /sbin?
>>> Without looking too closely I believe systemd eventually seeks to replace
>>> things like gnome-session daemon. It has session management in mind as
>>> well as system.
>>
>> Still belongs in /sbin, unless it's meant to actually be executed directly
>> by end-users.
> 
> No.  If that were the criterion, update-mime-database would belong
> in /sbin .
> 

 I suspect the argument is likely the other way round - namely its
replacing init - therefore probably belongs in /sbin - no ?

 Oh - and may also do user session management as an additional feature
in addition to being the init daemon ...

 gene


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