bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 13:48:03 CST 2014
For LFS we use Debian as a resource although we don't use it as a base.
It will be interesting if other distros like Ubuntu or Mint use this
new fork as a base.
There are a couple of interesting parallels. The first one that comes
to mind is xfree86 vs Xorg. Once Xorg became viable, xfre86 pretty much
Another project that created a fork was Trinity that attempted to
maintain KDE3 for some time after KDE4 came out. That did not work very
In this case, I hope it works out but I have my doubts. With systems
like Gnome integrating systemd in such a way as to make it required, the
effort to maintain a non-systemd distribution that includes Gnome is
vastly increased. (That said, does anyone really like the current Gnome?)
Overall, I do think systemd does provide some useful ideas, however, the
interdependencies of those capabilities (apparently on purpose) makes it
considerably more complex.
I also found this page interesting:
Don Davis wrote:
> Yep. It's an important move. As a mere mortal, I'm concerned about the
> monolithic nature of systemd and other monolithic snowballing. I
> probably won't switch to Devuan until the summer, which will give me a.)
> time to tweak and b.) and opportunity to see whether the fork is being
> On 11/30/2014 01:10 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Did anyone else see this? https://devuan.org/
>> What do you think?
>> -- Bruce
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