[talk] In Contrast to BSD init, A history of modern init systems (1992-2015)

Christos Zoulas christos at zoulas.com
Sat Sep 19 09:45:42 EDT 2015

On Sep 19,  9:31am, kmsujit at gmail.com (Sujit K M) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: [talk] In Contrast to BSD init, A history of modern init syst

| On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 12:54 AM, Malcolm Matalka <mmatalka at gmail.com> wrote:
| >
| > I have not had a problem that these new systems solve either.  I
| > actually prefer daemontools out of all of these (not an init system, I
| > know, but close enough for this discussion, I think), because it's very
| > simple.  In the case of a server, I'm not sure why one would want
| > something more than something like daemontools.  I can see an argument
| > for something more sophisticated for a desktop environment but I'm not
| > sure what that would really look like.  I'm pretty biased in my opinion
| > here though, so YMMV.
| Please stop promoting proprietary solutions to the list.

I think you are confusing the disk utilitities stuff (unrelated to the
discussion but the first hit with google):




which is relevant, ancient, and free...


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