Opinions on SMF

joris dedieu joris.dedieu at gmail.com
Mon Sep 9 23:19:55 PDT 2013

2013/9/10 John Marino <dragonflybsd at marino.st>:
> On 9/10/2013 00:31, Outback Dingo wrote:
>> actually i mentiioned it weeks ago........... easier to integrate,
> Integrate into the BSD codebase?  Where is the analysis to prove that
> assertion?
>> easier to manage,
> Easier than what?  Is there a survey or analysis to support that it is
> easier than (everything else)?
> easier to port,
> This is same as integrate.  All I say is a statement from you that this
> is the case.  Do you have anything else to support that it is easier to
> port launchd than SMF or systemd to BSD?  (what the hell, throw in
> "upgrading" rcng too)
> and launchd isnt Linux.... its from BSD
> Oh, mac.  I was getting confused with Ubuntu's upstart. (Sorry, my bad)
> Still, calling launchd "BSD" is generous.  Has it been actually ported
> to anything else?

A port to FreeBSD was done during a summer of code
>> and yes, a study was done 4 years ago by a commercial entity that
>> actually did do the work for their benefit.
> So it won't be a problem to provide the reference or link to it?
> John

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