systemd: please stop trying to take over the world :)

Denys Vlasenko dvlasenk at
Tue Jun 14 07:20:51 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-06-13 at 21:44 -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > I wouldn't bother much if it would be just one tiny bit of strange code
> > in systemd, but it is FAR from being the only such code. There are lots
> > of similar stuff, and it's not accidental.
> It is definitely not accidental, but unless you have bugs to file, I
> don't think complain generically about systemd architecture here is any
> productive.

Where, in your opinion, is the place to discuss systemd architecture?

> We discussed systemd for quite a while here and it certainly
> far from perfect, for some things probably not even "good" yet. But its
> time to file bugs for real problems, not time for bike shedding on
> architectural decision that have been taken quite a while ago.

I disagree, and I find the attitude "we are developers, you are idiot"
both quite common and quite wrong.

I am a developer too, do you want me to treat *you* this way too when
you will have trouble with my software?


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