On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...> wrote:
> * Nirbheek Chauhan <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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, make NM
>> work w/o PK/CK, 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 , which is the
way of the future for letting applications modify the network
configuration of the system.