[CentOS] Design changes are done in Fedora

Sun Jan 11 20:05:31 UTC 2015
Eddie G. O'Connor Jr. <eoconnor25 at gmail.com>

On 01/11/2015 03:02 PM, Always Learning wrote:
> On Sun, 2015-01-11 at 20:04 +0100, Sven Kieske wrote to Valeri Galtsev ....
>> I can't take this serious as it seems you didn't research any of the
>> design goals of systemd and any of the shortcomings of old init systems.
> Design goals ?  Compatibility with and/or minimum disruption to existing
> systems ?
> It was arrogant change with absolutely no regard for the existing
> Centos/RHEL users. That *is* a strange "design goal" (or 'objective' in
> English).  Some may consider that "goal" an inadvertent omission.
> Obviously designed by non-Centos/RHEL users for their personal amusement
> and pleasure and not as an acceptable enhancement that could be
> implemented, perhaps in phases, within minimum disruption to existing
> systems reliant on stable Centos/RHEL.  Yes, I know it takes brains to
> properly consider all the implications of major changes. On this
> occasion it seems the 'brains' were holidaying away from the influence
> of due diligence and old fashioned commonsense.
> Why should the 'brains' care ? They don't run systems that require
> stability and reliability - that is why they lurk in Fedora where
> disruption is a scheduled "design goal".
> Remember that English phrase?  Fools step-in where wise men fear to
> tread.
> Hopefully the next "improvement" will consider the adverse affect on the
> non-Fedora users and on their well-tuned systems.
There's always the option of just NOT upgrading...and using what you 
currently have...(I'm just now going from CentOS 5 to CentOS 6!....) I'm 
just saying.