No need to be surprised. FD has released grind-feature after grind-feature even though the community said "We do not want any more grind."
Just a minute ago I tried to launch ED and had to update. 0% success. Update failed (stuck). So I had to do it myself and eventually managed to get that update installed and posted a bug report about that.
What then? Engineers ... ugh. Let's check what kind of Engineers I have access to. Wow, bravo, x2 G5 FSD. x1 G5 MCs and x1 G5 PD. Apart from the PD nothing useful. Plus anything that is below G4 is useless anyways.
Okay let's see what kind of materials I have in my hold and what else do I need? Ugh, farming. No, thanks.
Anyone that has G4 PAs? Oh, PAs only go up to G2. Armor? Need to unlock. But why shall I mod my ship if I can't store the modules? And finally, for what do I need modded stuff? PvP? Why shall I do PvP?
2.1 is a disaster.
You're confusing yourself and about 20 other regular posters with 'the community.'
Those 21 posters keep plugging away even after the developers said out loud that they heard the issues and
were going to work on it in the next patch.
You're still not happy. You want to be told that everything about your singular gripes will be answered individually.
Even the developers saying OUT LOUD that they're helping you isn't good enough.
I pity you.