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Dividing the Linux desktop
LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
systemd simply implements that 99% in small C procedures. The result is far less duplicate code, and far less opportunity for mistakes. Plus far greater testing, and hence solidity.
That one percent is still a text-editable script, just a systemd config file rather than bash code.
LCE: Systemd two years on
Posted Nov 15, 2012 14:30 UTC (Thu) by Eckhart (guest, #74500)
Properly written init scripts are a rare thing to begin with. Just as an example, the behaviour of Debian init scripts wrt to "force-reload" is completely random: about half of the init scripts start non-running services on force-reload, the other half of them don't.
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