gonzalo at laptop.org
Sun Mar 24 19:36:16 EDT 2013
IMHO, if we can speed up the startup time a litle,
the change worth it.
We are talking of end users systems, how many kids will add a cron task?
And who propose the change is dsd, we know him and is
a conservative guy, does not do change without reason.
We did this in the same way the last 30 years, is not the best argument
On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 7:34 PM, Paul Fox <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
> i think the point john (gilmore) was making is that it's a bad
> precedent that simply because a) systemd offers a second-rate API for
> scheduling events, and b) we only have a couple of uses for an event
> scheduler, that we should therefore switch from a well-established API
> to a lousy API. instead, if systemd can be made to support the cron
> API properly, it would be worth making it do so.
> barring that, or if it's too much work (likely), then if it saves us
> boatloads of disk to make the switch, and our use-cases don't lose
> functionality or correctness as a result, then i guess we should
> but when systemd falls out of favor in a year or two we'll just have
> to change things again -- either to something new, or back to cron
> (which will most certainly still be available).
> gonzalo wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 11:29 AM, Tony Anderson <tony_anderson at usa.net
> > > On 03/24/2013 09:38 AM, devel-request at lists.laptop.org wrote:
> > >
> > >> It's true, we need learn new tricks, but does not have sense have a
> > >> service
> > >> not needed on every xo, if we can do it in a better way.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Does this logic apply generally?
> > >
> > > 12.1.0 has a control panel entry 'Modem configuration'. How many XOs
> > > require this capability?
> > >
> > >
> > Generally.
> > In the case we are discussing, we don't need remove a feature,
> > only implement it in a different way.
> > Gonzalo
> > part 2 text/plain 129
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