Hello,
 New releases of some skarnet.org packages are available.


 * skalibs-2.6.4.0
   ---------------

 - Bugfixes.

 - Several new functions, including a small FIFO library for generic
object queues (genqdyn.h).

 https://skarnet.org/software/skalibs/
 git://git.skarnet.org/skalibs


 * A new execline version is in preparation, but I still need a
few more days to polish it; it should be released towards the end
of this week, or early next week. Please be aware that the "import"
command will *disappear* from future execline versions, so if
you haven't yet fully converted your scripts to use "importas"
only, now is the time.


 * s6-2.7.1.0
   ----------

 - Bugfixes.

 - QoL change: s6-svwait and other commands listening to the state of
a service now exit 102 instead of hanging if s6-supervise happens
to die.

 - s6-tai64nlocal now accepts the "-g" option to print GMT time
instead of local time.

 - s6 now records process deaths ("death tally") and provides new
commands related to this record: it can be accessed by users
(s6-svdt), cleared by users (s6-svdt-clear), and a service can be
made to permanently fail if the death tally matches a pattern of
more than N deaths of the same type in a given amount of time
(s6-permafailon, to be used in ./finish scripts). The death tally
record is autorotated: by default, up to 100 deaths are recorded,
this maximum can be changed via the new "./max-death-tally" file
in a service directory.

 https://skarnet.org/software/s6/
 git://git.skarnet.org/s6


 * s6-rc-0.4.0.1
   -------------

 - s6-rc-update now works on OpenBSD. (OpenBSD fact of the day:
you cannot use fcntl() to change the O_NONBLOCK flag on a fd pointing
to /dev/null. Why? Because OpenBSD hates everyone, that's why.)

 https://skarnet.org/software/s6-rc/
 git://git.skarnet.org/s6-rc


 * s6-linux-init-0.4.0.0
   ---------------------

 - Major API change:
   * The functionality of the file that was called /etc/rc.shutdown
in 0.3.1.1 has now been integrated into s6-linux-init-maker, and is
not under the user's responsibility anymore.
   * The file that was called /etc/rc.tini in 0.3.1.1 is now called
/etc/rc.shutdown.

 What this means is that s6-linux-init-maker now automatically handles
the last part of the shutdown ("stage 3"), just as it automatically
handles the first part of the bootup ("stage 1"). And /etc/rc.shutdown
now marks the end of stage 2.

 If you upgrade to 0.4.0.0, remember to perform the following:
 # mv -f /etc/rc.tini /etc/rc.shutdown

 https://skarnet.org/software/s6-linux-init/
 git://git.skarnet.org/s6-linux-init/


 Enjoy,
 Bug-reports welcome.

--
 Laurent

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