[CentOS] OT: systemd Poll

Tue Apr 11 14:54:06 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Andrew Holway wrote:
>>  I'd much rather have a bash script to look at-- and manually step
>> through.
Same here.
> Is that a joke? Bash is an almighty impenetrable nightmare. I've been
> doing *nix for nearly 10 years and *still* am unable to read anything
> complicated in bash whereas I can write fairly decent python after 6
> months. From my point of view SystemD is amazing I can write a 6 line
> service file for my apps and it *just works* and I don't have to think
> about it anymore.
> What is it about SystemD that brings out the Richard Stallman in everyone?

Sorry, other than my manager's extreme use of regular expressions, most
scripts are perfectly clear. I'm not sure what you're seeing as an
"impenetrable nightmare"

     mark "likes bash, because I can use my c-shell-isms"