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Comment: Re:Floating (Score 1) 407

by gweihir (#49201279) Attached to: Ubuntu To Officially Switch To systemd Next Monday

I think it has moved far, far beyond that and the systemd folks are enemies of choice in Linux. As choice is a core principle in Linux and FOSS, these people are enemies of Linux itself.

And different from you, I see absolutely nothing limiting the useful lifetime for init. In fact, it will likely be good until computing changes completely, and that may be centuries in the future.

Comment: Re:Watching systemd evolve (Score 1) 407

by gweihir (#49201249) Attached to: Ubuntu To Officially Switch To systemd Next Monday

That is not what I said. I never claimed that rsyslogd cannot cause corruption. I just claimed that there are not-so-rare cases where rsyslogd and alternatives work, while systemd causes corruption. In addition, the corruption by rsyslogd is usually what you describe, namely things cut short. With the binary log-format from systemd, the damage is far more extensive, so, yes, rotating them is "right", but having binary logs is deeply wrong in the first place.

Comment: Re: Why binary logging? (Score 1) 407

by gweihir (#49199959) Attached to: Ubuntu To Officially Switch To systemd Next Monday

Again that "speed" fallacy. If you need to look into the syslog, then you are debugging a problem. Speed is pretty immaterial. Completeness is critical. But it is no surprise that the systemd-crowd does not understand the purpose of logging. I mean, they even had a major run-in with Linus because they have no clue about the established ways logs are handled. (And no, deviating from them unless there is a real need is not called "progressive", it is called "stupid" and "arrogant".)

Comment: Re:Great consolidation GWeihir! (Score 1) 407

by gweihir (#49199591) Attached to: Ubuntu To Officially Switch To systemd Next Monday

Thanks.

As to server vs. "laptop" distro, I have absolutely no issue with that. I could then put the server distro onto my laptop and be free of systemd. As I do not use all these newfangled window managers anyways (fvwm for 25 years now, has everything I need), I care very little about what "desktop" comes with a distro.

Comment: Re:ABOUT FUCKING TIME! (Score 0) 407

by gweihir (#49199449) Attached to: Ubuntu To Officially Switch To systemd Next Monday

Last time I posted this, It went from +5 to 0 in about 12h, then it went back up to +5 in the next two days. I guess the paid-for moderators have a limited attention span, while the moderators that are actual human beings with personal integrity and a working mind do look at thing even days later.

It does serve a purpose though: It becomes very, very obvious what is going on and this commercial "opinion creation" alone is a good reason to be very, very suspicious of systemd. There is obviously something these people desperately need to hide.

I do not think these people earn much though, I expect that most sell their personal honor very cheap.

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