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From: Doug Goldstein <cardoe@g.o>
Subject: Re: The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2010 19:56:51 -0500
On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...> wrote:
> * Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o> schrieb:
>
>> What you are saying makes sense for desktop users since they will
>> likely already have consolekit/policykit/nm-applet installed, and
>> hence using NetworkManager for all network management makes sense.
>
> Actually, I've got several Gentoo-based desktop systems, none of
> them uses any these packages.
>
>> From what I can see, we have three options:
>> (a) Make our existing openrc network code + openrc configuration files
>> work with systemd, and move to systemd by default
>> (b) Make systemd work with openrc+NM configuration files[1], make NM
>> work w/o PK/CK[2], add command line tools to NM, and move to systemd
>> by default.
>> (c) Support systemd as an alternative init system for use by desktop users.
>
>  (d) Fix systemd to get rid of dependencies to dbus, etc.
>
>

(e) Get our network scripts compatible with netcf [1], which is the
way of the future for letting applications modify the network
configuration of the system.

[1] https://fedorahosted.org/netcf/


-- 
Doug Goldstein


References:
The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
-- Lars Wendler
Re: The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
-- Mike Frysinger
Re: The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
-- Lars Wendler
Re: The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
-- Mike Frysinger
Re: The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
-- Olivier Crête
Re: The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
-- Nirbheek Chauhan
Re: The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
-- Enrico Weigelt
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