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SubjectRe: OT: Open letter to the Linux World
Peter Zijlstra <> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 11:07:05PM +0100, Måns Rullgård wrote:
>> Steven Rostedt <> writes:
>> > Nice rant, I sympathize with you (just complaining about this on G+).
>> Made my day.
>> > I'm just waiting for Linus to get pissed enough to write his own init
>> > routine. Maybe he'll call it "Boot Init Through Computer Hardware".
>> The trouble is that most of the heavy-weight kernel developers don't
>> seem to care at all about what goes on in userspace.
> Well, I know for a fact that quite a number do; but so far most people
> who care have been able to steer clear of this trainwreck so we did.
> I'm about to switch all my machines to Gentoo (from Debian) because that
> will indeed allow you to build a distro without much of this nonsense
> in -- because as has been eloquently said; you simply don't need this
> fucking shite to run a 'normal' machine.

Beware, even Gentoo will pull in systemd, if in a dormant state, unless
you are very careful.

Måns Rullgård
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