[Exherbo-dev] Install systemd units unconditionally

Bernd Steinhauser exherbo at bernd-steinhauser.de
Mon Jun 22 21:28:45 UTC 2015

On 08/06/15 16:04, Bo Ørsted Andresen wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 07, 2015 at 05:04:12PM +0200, Wulf C. Krueger wrote:
>> 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.
> I can't say I care much if the conf files get installed unconditionally, with a
> different option or as a part. Certainly an option name should not be used to
> mean three or even two completely different things.
That's what I've been saying with regards to that stupid X option years ago.
> The problem with making it a part, is that they are actually configuration
> parts. So you then get two different parts that fall in the same category.
> Possibly more in the future. So if we stick with the parts categorisation
> between data, configuration, libraries, development etc., and we also want to do
> this kind of thing, that may call for a hierarchy between parts or something..
> That gets complicated quickly. :)
So if I understood that correctly, you want to limit the number of parts 
"option" to a standardized selection?

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