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From: "Anthony G. Basile" <blueness@g.o>
Subject: Re: The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 16:30:30 -0400
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On 08/23/2010 04:21 PM, Luca Barbato wrote:
> On 07/05/2010 03:03 AM, Olivier CrĂȘte wrote:
>> On Sun, 2010-07-04 at 18:15 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>>> which is trivial to fix and anyone with commit privs could have
done.  it
>>> certainly doesnt warrant a paniced "the sky is falling" message.
>>
>> I think this is a great occasion to dump our stupid custom crap and
>> switch to SystemD, PolicyKit, NetworkManager, etc. Anyone with half a
>> brain already dropped our stuff. And the lack of use of modern tools is
>> the reason I don't use Gentoo on my work computer anymore.
>>
>
> Not suitable for all our use-cases, not as stable as openrc nowadays,
> not as fast as suggested and for server usage plainly wrong.
>
> I'd put openrc on freedesktop btw.
>
> lu
>
 Agreed.  For example, if one does cluster management with pacemaker
or heartbeat you need to stick to more traditional shell based init
scripts.  Except for the lack of manpower, it would be nice to offer
our users different flavors of system startups, but dropping openrc
would not be a good idea.

- -- 
Anthony G. Basile, Ph.D.
Gentoo Developer
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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 CrĂȘte
Re: The future of sys-apps/openrc in Gentoo
-- Luca Barbato
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