systemd (Was Re: tmpfs for strategic directories)

Casey Dahlin cdahlin at
Fri May 28 02:19:47 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 10:13:16AM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> said:
> > Editing the code is the wrong way to make "simple local changes".
> That is only true if you can anticipate every task every system admin
> will ever need to do with your tools.
> I've edited init scripts for multiple reasons.  For example, I have
> multiple instances of some daemons running, so I'll make multiple copies
> of the init script and edit as needed for config/PID file locations,
> etc.

Playing devils advocate a more robust init system might accomodate that use
case in particular differently.


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