[CentOS] OT: systemd Poll

Mon Apr 10 12:29:15 UTC 2017
Steve Clark <steve.clark at netwolves.com>

On 04/09/2017 04:30 AM, J Martin Rushton wrote:
> On 09/04/17 05:39, Anthony K wrote:
>> According to "Arthur Schopenhauer":
>> "All truth passes through three stages.
>>     First, it is ridiculed.
>>     Second, it is violently opposed.
>>     Third, it is accepted as being self-evident."
> All ideas, true or false, follow those stages, but one hopes that the
> false ones are eventually derided and toppled.
>> I must admit that I skipped through the first and second stages - I
>> never found creating init scripts a joy and instead opted to write my
>> own scripts that I launched via inittab.  As such, I welcomed the
>> simplicity systemd's service files without fuss.
>> So, at which stage are you in w/ regards to adopting systemd?  Are you
>> still ridiculing it, violently opposed to it, or have you mellowed to it?
> Accepting it as a fait accompli.  It makes life much harder for no
> obvious gain, but short of creating one's own distro we seem to be stuck
> with it.  To answer your question, a combination of proposition 1 and
> the first part of proposition 3.
> For those of us with (in my case) over 30 years in the industry, reading
> init scripts is trivial and at least we can see what is going on and fix
> problems quickly.  Some vague, poorly documented, data file which is
> interpreted by a black box is the sort of joy one expects from the
> murkier regions of Redmond not the sunnier climes of Carolina.
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