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systemd-free Devuan Linux hits version 1.0.0


Re: confusing script-based system

The new unit files ... Sure, they work

Not always.

I had to write some systemd unit files the other week. One of them had to start after the DM - lightdm in this case - had started. So I used systemd to control the dependency.

Except that it doesn't work; my unit was started after lightdm had started to come up, not once it was functional. I ended up having to do the synchronisation by hand in a script - so it had the worst of all possible worlds.

SysV is so much simpler...


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