On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 02:33:50PM +0100, Oliver Schad wrote:
> We found the project "slew"[1] which offers a nice way to manage oneshot
> services, cause execline doesn't offer the things we want to re-use
> today.

A history note: once a friend of mine, when introduced to execline, told
me about the Thompson shell [1].  The Wikipedia page said, "by the 1975
release of Version 6 Unix, it was becoming clear that the Thompson shell
was inadequate for most serious programming tasks", which might also
"explain" some people's feeling about execline.

[1] <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thompson_shell>.

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