On Wed, 27 Jun 2012 22:52:28 -0500 "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...> wrote: > All, > > I couldn't make the meeting today, but did read the logs. One note I have was > concerning the discussion regarding systemd and whether some distros will move > to it and some not. I want to make sure the issue isn't confused. Not everyone > will move to the systemd init systems, but everyone _will_ move to the systemd > package that provides udev. Arch separates systemd-tools to provide udev. My > guess is that most distros will do something similar to provide a udev package > from it's new upstream. Just know that udev from systemd isn't the same as > adopting systemd init structure. Arch has no plans to move to systemd. Init > scripts further the KISS philosophy, and systemd, while it provides a number of > new tools, it doesn't provide anything necessary to get your box going that your > current sysV or bsd style inits don't. Actually, at least one minimalistic udev replacement is out there already: http://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Mdev Yes, I know, we Gentoo types are weird. I'm not sure how much freedesktop.org has to mess things up before mdev becomes a preferred option, but I'm starting to think they're getting there.