Re: [ale] systemd talk from July has slide deck online now

From: Steve Litt <>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2015 12:45:15 -0400

On Wed, 9 Sep 2015 18:03:52 +0200
Laurent Bercot <> wrote:

> >> I am unfamiliar with those. Do they all start Linux?
> >> My goal was more to show what systemd does different from prior
> >> Linux startups for the major distros.
> I was just made aware of that article:
> It's a pretty comprehensive list of the init systems for Linux.

Several of those inits required services to be configured in XML.

Tell me one more time just so I understand: Why would *anybody*
configure their services with XML, thereby requiring the init system to
have a built in XML parser? XML parser in PID1, what could possibly go


Steve Litt
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