Re: [dev] Suckless operating system

From: Troels Henriksen <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 09:29:58 +0200

Anselm R Garbe <> writes:

> Regarding the boot speed I disagree. I think short boot cycles can be
> achieved with rather more simple init systems than the insanity people
> got used to like the SysV style Debian insanity. A simple BSD init
> based or even more simple system always outperforms any "smart"
> technique in my observation.

Well, for really excellent performance, you do need the ability to
parallelise the init operations, so that's a bit of complexity that has
actual performance benefits.

I agree there is little value in the general runlevel mess.

\  Troels
/\ Henriksen
Received on Mon Jun 14 2010 - 07:29:58 UTC

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