[svlug] Desktop software and systems management

Don Marti dmarti at zgp.org
Fri Nov 21 10:09:23 PST 2014


begin Steve Litt quotation of Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 11:00:22PM -0500:
> On Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:28:28 -0800
> Rick Moen <rick at svlug.org> wrote:
> 
> > I'm not sure I need a process supervisor built into the init.  As the
> > author points out, there are plenty of good process supervisors
> > ('daemontools, runit and s6' being listed there), nor am I all that
> > thrilled about socket activation, being fonder of the 'run this
> > daemon because the sysadmin said so' model.  But I'm willing to
> > consider the advantages.
> 
> You just reminded me of something I've been meaning to do but pushed
> back onto the stack. I want to take the init program whose 16 lines of
> source code is at the bottom of this:
> 
> http://ewontfix.com/14/

The Yocto project also has "tiny-init", in 14 lines
of shell (not counting comments):

http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit.cgi/poky/plain/meta-yocto/recipes-core/tiny-init/files/init

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Don Marti                    
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