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On Sun, 01 Jan 2012 02:12:22 -0500
Olivier Crête <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The udev/kmod/systemd/dracut effort to standardise the base userspace
> of Linux is probably scary for quite a few Gentoo-ers as it means
> that the end result of an installed Gentoo system will be less
> differentiated than it was before. But it still is a step in the
> right direction as most of these standardized pieces are much better
> than what we currently have. The OpenRC/baselayout-2 fiasco, not much
> better than baselayout-1 and unmaintained upstream shows that even a
> relatively large distribution like us can't maintain a competitive
> base system solution, adopting the udev/kmod/systemd way will allow
> us to use all the work that they are doing and instead concentrate on
> making a better system.
Doesn't all this mess just show that no-one else can maintain a
"competitive" base system solution either?