Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: locations of binaries and separate /usr
Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2012 18:43:42
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: locations of binaries and separate /usr by "Olivier Crête"
On Sun, 01 Jan 2012 02:12:22 -0500
Olivier Crête <tester@g.o> 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? -- Ciaran McCreesh


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