Re: [Announce] s6.rc: a distribution-friendly init/rc framework (long, off-topic)

2018-03-23 Thread Avery Payne
> > I see that s6.rc comes with a lot of pre-written scripts, from acpid > to wpa_supplicant. Like Avery's supervision-scripts package, this is > something that I think goes above and beyond simple "policy": this is > seriously the beginning of a distribution initiative. I have no wish > at all

Re: [Announce] s6.rc: a distribution-friendly init/rc framework

2018-03-23 Thread Laurent Bercot
In their defence, I don't think any mainstream distribution makes this kind of modifications easy. IMO it's safe to assume a new init system means a new distribution (possibly derived from something larger). And that is why I intend to start with smaller, more flexible, less inertia-driven

Re: [Announce] s6.rc: a distribution-friendly init/rc framework

2018-03-23 Thread Casper Ti. Vector
On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 03:05:53PM +0200, Alex Suykov wrote: > The reaction to the slew manual I'm afraid will likely be along the > lines of "that's all cool and stuff but how do I actually run this?". I again confess that I am not good at writing tutorials; the current manual is really more

Re: [Announce] s6.rc: a distribution-friendly init/rc framework

2018-03-23 Thread Alex Suykov
Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 10:51:57AM +, Laurent Bercot wrote: > Bear in mind that - this is a simplified, but descriptive enough view > of the political landscape of the current Linux ecosystem - distribution > maintainers are *lazy*. They already know systemd, or openrc, or > sysvinit; they

Re: [Announce] s6.rc: a distribution-friendly init/rc framework

2018-03-23 Thread Laurent Bercot
What about using "slew.rc" and changing the installation path from `/etc/s6' to `/etc/slew'? That's all fine with me, but it may have connotations in English that you don't want to associate with a project aimed at stability and friendliness :) To be honest, I find the idea not very

slew: renamed from "s6.rc"

2018-03-23 Thread Casper Ti. Vector
On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 12:00:22PM +0800, Casper Ti. Vector wrote: > What about using "slew.rc" and changing the installation path from > `/etc/s6' to `/etc/slew'? The change is not exactly trivial but already > much smaller than the `/etc/s6-init' / `/etc/s6-rc' merge I did before > releasing