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Posted Nov 18, 2010 3:17 UTC (Thu) by foom (subscriber, #14868)
But, the plan is for systemd (as a per-user process, separate from the root/pid 1 process) to take over as the session manager for GNOME (and who knows, maybe KDE too). Because, in the end, a user session manager has to do almost the same things as a root daemon manager anyways.
Posted Nov 18, 2010 3:24 UTC (Thu) by Trelane (guest, #56877)
Honestly, I don't care who does it as long as it doesn't suck. :)
Posted Nov 18, 2010 20:03 UTC (Thu) by aleXXX (subscriber, #2742)
Posted Nov 18, 2010 20:49 UTC (Thu) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Nov 18, 2010 23:27 UTC (Thu) by cyd (guest, #4153)
Posted Nov 19, 2010 0:00 UTC (Fri) by drag (subscriber, #31333)
Gone are the days of mucking around with my ~/.asoundrc file. Good riddance to them.
I couldn't imagine going back now.
Posted Nov 19, 2010 0:43 UTC (Fri) by sfeam (subscriber, #2841)
Posted Nov 19, 2010 9:36 UTC (Fri) by marcH (subscriber, #57642)
Yeah, but the other question is: how long and how much pain did this require?
When there is always something (different) broken, the dawn of the Linux Desktop is always "tomorrow".
Posted Nov 20, 2010 0:18 UTC (Sat) by mezcalero (subscriber, #45103)
Also note that the man who currently does most of the maintenance work on PA during my hiatus working on systemd is actually a KDE contributor (Phonon), Colin Guthrie, so this worked out quite well in the end.
If KDE wants to be a leader in innovation when it comes to developing the infrastructure of the Linux desktop, then it actually has to become active and work with us. It's their duty, nor ours. So far however, with HAL/udev, NM, PA, Gst and all the other techs we pushed from the GNOME side they ended up catching up eventually, but never led development. I would be happy if they'd work more with those doing the ground work.
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