systemd (Was Re: tmpfs for strategic directories)

Roberto Ragusa mail at
Wed May 26 09:58:00 UTC 2010

James Findley wrote:
> Modern systems just don't take very long to spawn awk. Or sed. Or cut. 
> Or bash.  IMO this sort of tradeoff between speed and ease of use hasn't 
> been appropriate in 20 years.
> It's really not at all uncommon for me to need to modify an init script. 
> There would be much rage if in order to do this I had to download the 
> SRPM, extract the init code, figure out what I needed to change, modify 
> it, recompile then install.


I remember something similar with hal-disk-something, related to mount
options. One day everything got switched to compiled code and
manageability approached zero.

   Roberto Ragusa    mail at

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