systemd (Was Re: tmpfs for strategic directories)

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Sat May 29 17:40:27 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 07:27:57PM +0200, Roberto Ragusa wrote:
> Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Jon Masters wrote:
> >> Didn't we "decide" that Fedora was intended for more technical users? I
> >> don't see many technical users crying out for a hammered shut init
> >> system where they feel like they have to go to their auto mechanic to
> >> attach the right magic dongle to fix it when it breaks.
> > 
> > A really TECHNICAL user has no trouble editing a C program. :-)
> On a router?
> With no gcc installed?
> And with no disk space to install gcc?
> And with no network available? (because, you know, I'm fixing the router
> which is failing to boot properly)
> I hope your smiley face means you are joking. :-)

A bad kernel or glibc could cause your system to fail to boot 
properly.  Does that mean we should include all the source code for 
the kernel and glibc on the system?  No.

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