[RDD] Web service test harnesses [WAS: Oh, this is weird: can't import audio]

Rob Landry 41001140 at interpring.com
Fri Jun 12 16:49:45 EDT 2015



On Fri, 12 Jun 2015, Christian Pointner wrote:

>> On Jun 12, 2015, at 11:16 43, Rob Landry <41001140 at interpring.com> wrote:

>>> Debian 8 won't start the Rivendell daemons at boot; it runs something 
>>> called systemd that seems to want to start everything at the same time 
>>> instead of in their proper order.

> This is a little too simplistic and not what systemd really does.

I'm sure it is. In my work, I don't particularly care about how long 
something takes to boot. I expect my machines to run for months between 
reboots; I had one that ran for more than four years, and only took it 
down because the UPS needed new batteries.

The old System V init mechanism works fine; why mess with it?

For that matter, Gnome 2 worked very well, and they went and broke it; 
supposedly, Gnome 3 is better adapted to tablets and smartphones, but who 
runs Debian or Red Hat on any of those?

Ok, I'm an old fuddy-duddy; I'd rather pound a Morse code key than use my 
phone for text messages.


Rob


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