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The script shows up as a block of text in the mailing list because of this;
just click the link for the project and look for the run-svlogd script.
You'll find what you need there.

On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 1:16 PM, Avery Payne <avery.p.pa...@gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 3:28 PM, Andy Mender <andymenderu...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello everyone,
>>
>> I managed to solve some of my problems. It turned out that my terminal was
>> being spammed
>> with erroneous output, because I didn't add the "exec 2&>1" redirection to
>> my ./run files.
>>
>
> This behavior is fairly consistent among supervisors.  The use of STDERR
> typically is left to the administrator to decide; more commonly, it's
> simply tied off into the STDOUT stream for ease of use.
>
>
>>
>> Another problem popped up on my Devuan box, though. I was trying to add a
>> log directory with a ./run script inside to log dhcpcd per runit's design.
>> However, runsvdir complaints that "exec: not found".
>>
>
> This is probably a problem with your shell.  The shebang specified might
> point to an actual sh and not something like bash, ash, dash, etc.  I don't
> have a reference handy but I suspect that you are seeing failure messages
> for "exec" because the shell doesn't support that built-in.
>
> If you encounter this, change the first line to /bin/bash or /bin/ash or
> /bin/dash and see if that resolves the issue.
>
>
>> The same run scripts work on Gentoo, which makes it even more surprising.
>>
>
> Gentoo may be mapping /bin/sh to bash/ash/something  else, but I don't
> know.  I would suggest finding out.
>
>
>> Below the log/run script:
>> #!/bin/sh
>> exec chpst -u log svlogd -tt ./
>>
>
> I'll post a companion log script in a moment.
>
>
>> PS Earlier runsvdir was complaining that "log: user/group not found". I
>> created the "log" group, thinking it might help somehow.
>>
>
> You shouldn't need to create the group normally, which may indicate a
> separate issue.
>
> Try this run script in your ./svcdef/dbus/log directory.  It's lifted
> straight from the source at http://bitbucket.org/avery_
> payne/supervision-scripts as the ./svcdef/.log/run-svlogd script.  Please
> note that you may need to change the group name after chown, and the shell
> in the first line to meet your needs:
>
> #!/bin/shexec 2>&1# determine our parent's nameSVNAME=$( basename $( echo 
> `pwd` | sed 's/log//' ) )# bring up svlogd logging into a subdirectory that 
> has the parent's name.[ -d /var/log/$SVNAME ] || mkdir -p /var/log/$SVNAME ; 
> chown :adm /var/log/$SVNAME[ -d main ] || ln -s /var/log/$SVNAME mainexec 
> /usr/bin/svlogd -tt main
>
> If you are using Gentoo, I would recommend looking at Toki Clover's
> implementation at https://github.com/tokiclover/supervision.
>
> I hope this helps.
>

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