[NBLUG/talk] OpenRC and other modern init systems (was: Why have directories in /var/run if they're not persistent through reboot?)

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jul 31 10:33:31 PDT 2017

Quoting Jordan Erickson (jerickson at logicalnetworking.net):

[snip some Poetter-bugware]

I've become very fond of OpenRC, an elegant, modestly scoped init system
originally developed by Gentoo/Funtoo.  It also includes facilities to
use runit's runsvdir utility for service supervision if you need it --
thus, an actual modern init system that is happy with being just an init

Of possible use:

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