Distro-provided mechanism to clean up old kernels
superm1 at ubuntu.com
Thu Feb 16 20:19:40 UTC 2012
On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 14:16, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com> wrote:
> On Thursday, February 16, 2012 12:07:58 PM Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 12:04:03PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > Bear in mind that dbus is not running on servers by default. So that
> > > would be a fine solution for the desktop, but there's a larger
> > > architectural decision to confront there if we think that should be the
> > > solution on servers as well.
> > Evan Broder has set me straight here that we *are* installing dbus by
> > default, and I see that it's part of the 'standard' task in precise. So
> > nevermind. :)
> Right, but that doesn't make it a good thing.
> DBus is a desktop technology and I don't think there's a compelling use
> for adding this additional complexity to servers.
> Myself, I'd prefer it go away. I'm not clear why it was added.
> Scott K
> Perhaps it was pulled in because of upstart's support for dbus? (
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