[systemd-devel] systemctl preset and chkconfig

Andrei Borzenkov arvidjaar at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 05:29:14 PDT 2014

On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 3:56 PM, Lennart Poettering
<lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 26.08.14 08:59, Colin Guthrie (gmane at colin.guthr.ie) wrote:
>> I have to say tho', I'm surprised this is something implemented in PID1.
>> I hadn't looked at the code, but I thought (well assumed) "systemctl
>> preset" was actually implemented on the client side. I guess it's true
>> what they say about "assume"... :p
> Well, it's actually implemented on both sides (we link the same code
> into client and server), so that --root= can work, and so that it can be
> invoked if systemd is not running as PID 1.

What is then rationale for having it in PID 1 at all?

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