systemd (Was Re: tmpfs for strategic directories)

Harald Hoyer harald at
Thu May 27 08:10:35 UTC 2010

On 05/26/2010 02:54 PM, Seth Vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 26 May 2010, Simo Sorce wrote:
>> While you don't edit them *all* the time, it is something that is done
>> regularly, and it is something most admins can do with ease.
>> Turn them in a C program and you left admins out in the cold, most of
>> them.
>> I would be very, very wary of accepting a C "init script".
>> An unmanageable system is a useless system.
> +20 million.
> I couldn't agree more. They need to be scripts, considering how seldom
> they actually run it makes even less sense to chase down optimization in
> them by making them compiled.
> -sv

We mainly speek about rc.sysinit, which most of you don't touch, because it 
would be overwritten the next initscripts update anyway.

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