systemd (Was Re: tmpfs for strategic directories)

Chris Adams cmadams at
Thu May 27 02:39:59 UTC 2010

Once upon a time, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> said:
> IMHO replacing slow interpreted code by fast compiled code is always a good 
> idea, especially so if the interpreted code is shell code with its massive 
> abuse of process spawning.

No, it isn't.  It makes the process much more opaque to system
administrators and makes it harder to make quick fixes and simple local

If there isn't a measurable and significant speed improvement, it is
definately a waste of time to replace working scripts.

Chris Adams <cmadams at>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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