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Re: rc and smf

From: Dan Melomedman <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 13:49:31 -0500
Mail-followup-to: kernel@crater.dragonflybsd.org

George Georgalis wrote:
> djbware is quite the catalyst for ongoing disagreements, no doubt about
> that but I think the contention comes from FUD, not the software which
> has never bitten me once I understood its operation.

djbware challenges conformity, that's one of the reasons why DJB is so
hated. He's a guru with meticulous attention to security and reliability
details in both code and design, and that offends many people.

> Per Matt's smf comment, my first thought was that's just what
> daemontools has done for years, presumably better invoked under
> runit vs init.

runit is meant as  replacement for both init, and/or daemontools. runit
is a daemontools-like design with more features. Service
dependencies, service waitdown, and reliable logger shutdown.


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