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    Phoronix: Systemd 216 Piles On More Features, Aims For New User-Space VT

    Lennart Poettering announced the systemd 216 release on Tuesday and among its changes is a more complete systemd-resolved that has nearly complete caching DNS and LLMNR stub resolver, a new systemd terminal library, and a number of new commands...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTc2Nzk

  • #2
    Why does an init system need to cache DNS in the first place?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by gigaplex View Post
      Why does an init system need to cache DNS in the first place?
      systemd is now an umbrella project for many components that interact which each other. The systemd executable (init system) is just a part of it. Remember udev is also part of systemd.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by gigaplex View Post
        Why does an init system need to cache DNS in the first place?
        Creature feep, of course. Wait til you see the garbage collector and the process scheduler in the next release of systemd.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by gigaplex View Post
          Why does an init system need to cache DNS in the first place?
          To own you... now watch all the staff hired by RH to show up and defend it...

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          • #6
            udev is a can of bugs. On Ubuntu even my CH Pedals don't work anymore, hence I need to test other distros in virtualbox when I find
            time. (evtest)

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            • #7
              Originally posted by gigaplex View Post
              Why does an init system need to cache DNS in the first place?
              Systemd 216 isn't an init system. (That's just 1 of the things it includes)

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              • #8
                Originally posted by gigaplex View Post
                Why does an init system need to cache DNS in the first place?
                The inti system doesn't. The basic network-setup system that's packaged alongside the init system does.

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                • #9
                  Why yes, what the systemd project *clearly* needed was a full terminal emulator.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by curaga View Post
                    Why yes, what the systemd project *clearly* needed was a full terminal emulator.
                    Of course, even X had a printing server at one point, so why not?!

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