Alternative Init System

Lukas Sabota punkrockguy318 at
Mon Feb 27 01:41:33 GMT 2006

On Sun, 2006-02-26 at 23:52 +0100, Dennis Kaarsemaker wrote:
> On zo, 2006-02-26 at 16:29 -0600, Rocco Stanzione wrote:
> > I'd be surprised if this hasn't been brought up before, but since I
> > haven't seen it I'd like to mention it here.  My experience with
> > supervisor-style init systems, specifically runit-run, has left me
> > with the opinion that the sysV system has served its purpose and is
> > ready to be replaced. 
> I agree very much. However, at this point in the release cycle it's
> sort-of a moot point to talk about it. If I remember correctly Scott
> James Remnant has plans for an alternative to SysV init for dapper+1.
> is quite empty though.

I believe the init system that Mac OSX has been opensourced, although I
can't remember what it is called.  There was a big discussion about it
being included in open source systems, but I don't think anything has
come of it.  Ubuntu should do some research in that area.

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