[systemd-devel] Drop systemd-ui

Michael Biebl mbiebl at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 07:27:11 PDT 2015

2015-03-31 16:20 GMT+02:00 "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" <johannbg at gmail.com>:
> On 03/31/2015 02:09 PM, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> 2015-03-31 15:47 GMT+02:00 Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek
>> <zbyszek at in.waw.pl>:
>>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 07:31:31AM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
>>>> What I'm proposing is that we dropped that proof of concept since
>>>> it's not being maintained, there exist better alternatives thus it's
>>>> intended purpose has been fulfilled already.
>>> Agreed that it doesn't make sense to have this distributed. E.g. Fedora
>>> should retire the package. Upstream git repository should stay as a
>>> historical
>>> artifact of course.
>> It's unfortunate though, that we don't have a nice replacement for
>> GNOME, though.
> It's also unfortunate that there exist no native application to all the
> other *DE floating around there is it not?

KDE has kcmsystemd

> And from the looks of it the Red Hat desktop team maintainers in Gnome seem
> to be expecting the Gnome users to be using Red Hat's own product cockpit to
> take care of that.

sorry, but that's not a real replacement for systemadm. Don't want to
run a webservice just to inspect my local system. That's way overkill.

> I'm pretty sure those that disagree with that in the Gnome community will
> step up and write their own application which they can base on the KDE one
> if they want to.

Tbh, I don't see the problem. After all, systemd-ui is already split
into a separate repo.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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