Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 30th Apr 2010 18:41 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Linux Via LWN: "Lennart Poettering has put up a lengthy post describing the 'systemd' project, which is creating a new init system. The whole thing is an interesting discussion of how system initialization should work. Upstart maintainer Scott James Remnant has posted a response to the announcement."
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RE[4]: launchd
by darknexus on Sat 1st May 2010 06:08 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: launchd"
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Yes, launchd at the moment is heavily dependent on OS X frameworks. Even though it's the core system process, it still makes heavy use of OS X APIs and libraries, and porting it to Linux would be quite the task.

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