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Author: sawbona
To: Dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] init systems
On 11 Mar 2023 at 23:21, Didier Kryn wrote:

> >> Providing solutions to non-existing problems is in general a
> >> symtom of unconfessed intentions.
>     Classically in politics, but this is OT (~:

I beg to differ.

Take the closest and most contentious IT example at hand:
systemd, not to mention other crap like zeitgeist.

>From a Unix/Linux philosophy, is it arguable that it "provides

solutions to non-existing problems"?

That said:

Do you *really* think its existence and the direction it has taken
since its creation is in *any* way apolitical and/or devoid of
unconfessed intentions?

Poettering's becoming an MS employee does not move you to suspect
something's been afoot for a good while now?

The quote, be it Torvalds' or not, both fits and hits the nail right
on the head.

To ignore these facts will be the undoing of the Linux ecosystem.