[Exherbo-dev] Install systemd units unconditionally

Niels Ole Salscheider niels_ole at salscheider-online.de
Sun Jun 7 15:17:37 UTC 2015


+1
On Sunday 07 June 2015, 17:04:12, Wulf C. Krueger wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'd like to suggest installing systemd units unconditionally. At the
> moment, the "systemd" option is mostly used to install them.
> 
> Sometimes, though, e. g. in PHP, it means something completely
> different. In other cases, it's used to break cyclic dependencies and
> in yet other cases, it's actually used to disable systemd integration.
> 
> It's a mess.
> 
> If we just install systemd units unconditionally...
> 
> - we can use the "systemd" option to just mean "systemd integration"
> (and a handful of cyclic dep breakers),
> 
> - we don't hurt anyone - they're tiny text files,
> 
> - we reduce confusion (e. g. PHP usually should have the systemd
> option *disabled*),
> 
> - we get rid of an option that's purely for runtime configuration,
> 
> - we reduce the options clutter,
> 
> 
> Plus: The systemd option defaults to on anyway so unless someone
> globally sets "-systemd" (fool!) the units are installed anyway.
> 
> 
> Please do respond even if it's just +1. Knowing you lazy bastards ;-),
> though, I'll just do this - unless there's violent opposition - in
> about a week from now.
> 
> 
> --
> Best regards, Wulf
> 
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