Linked by jessesmith on Wed 5th Nov 2014 10:39 UTC
Linux Over the past year I've been reading a lot of opinions on the new init technology, systemd. Some people think systemd is wonderful, the bee's knees. Others claim that systemd is broken by design. Some see systemd as a unifying force, a way to unite the majority of the Linux distributions. Others see systemd as a growing blob that is slowly becoming an overly large portion of the operating system. One thing that has surprised me a little is just how much people care about systemd, whether their opinion of the technology is good or bad. People in favour faithfully (and sometimes falsely) make wonderful claims about what systemd is and what it can supposedly do. Opponents claim systemd will divide the Linux community and drive many technical users to other operating systems. There is a lot of hype and surprisingly few people presenting facts.
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RE[2]: It isn't about choice
by vellon on Thu 6th Nov 2014 13:29 UTC in reply to "RE: It isn't about choice"
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And after systemd, they will still have a working init system, so why complain?

Server admins may have to learn a few new things (which may be a reason for their resistance), but users will never see or care, unless it is in reduced startup and shutdown time.

It is more like a company changing the ingredients in vanilla. As long as it tastes the same....

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