optimizing systemd, was: f15 no longer starts

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Mon Mar 21 19:22:44 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-03-21 at 15:08 -0400, Genes MailLists wrote:
> On 03/21/2011 02:22 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > Erm. We already do exactly this, and the offending update is only in f15
> > updates-testing, not in dist-f15. It has -4 karma and will never be
> > promoted to 'stable' without a fix.
>   Understood - although I thought the point being bandied about here was
> not the offending rsyslog itself - but rather that it brought to light a
> new sensitivity - of what appears to be systemd issue. Unless I missed
> it and systemd now has a -4 karma ...

That's the perspective being bandied about on this list, yes, but
it's...ahem...not necessarily clear-cut. The immediate issue here is
clearly the rsyslog/selinux bug. The question of whether systemd should
try to cope more gracefully with syslog being entirely broken is a quite
separate one.
Adam Williamson
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