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* [https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=761658 Please do not default to using Google nameservers] - Debian package maintainer refuses to acknowledge the privacy leak and closed the bug.
 
* [https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=761658 Please do not default to using Google nameservers] - Debian package maintainer refuses to acknowledge the privacy leak and closed the bug.
 
* [https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=76935 Do not parse "debug" command line parameter] - [https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/4/2/415 Response on LKML]
 
* [https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=76935 Do not parse "debug" command line parameter] - [https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/4/2/415 Response on LKML]
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* [https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/437 timeX.google.com provide non standard time] - Horrible default behaviour but Lennart tries to shift the blame on distros because "systemd is not a product".
   
 
== Scope Creep Leads to Vulnerabilities ==
 
== Scope Creep Leads to Vulnerabilities ==

Revision as of 06:25, 1 July 2015

Contents

Breaking promises and immaturity

"After udev is merged into the systemd tree you can still build it for usage outside of systemd systems, and we will support these builds officially. In fact, we will be supporting this for a long time"

"...this will effectively also mean that we will not support non-systemd systems with udev anymore starting at that point. Gentoo folks, this is your wakeup call."

Linux (kernel) coup attempt: "kdbus support is no longer compile-time optional ... We encourage all downstream distributions to begin testing kdbus by adding it to the kernel images in the development distributions, and leaving kdbus support in systemd enabled." comment on this on LKML

Scope creep

Absurd Bugs and Responses

Scope Creep Leads to Vulnerabilities

Poor design

Myths

Debunking the myth of unit files being significantly shorter than scripts used by all other init systems: A side-by-side look at run scripts and service units

Ignorance of fundamental operating system concepts

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