On Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:14:36 +0000
"Laurent Bercot" <ska-supervis...@skarnet.org> wrote:

> >The script does not "exist". That means when I do
> >
> >sudo service rc-local stop
> >
> >it stops, and when I do
> >
> >sudo service rc-local start
> >
> >it is then hanging, or running, it is fine, but I
> >would like to exit back to shell on such run.
> >
> >Adding & on end of line is not helping.
> >
> >How do I make it execute and exit back to shell?  
>   You don't, if you want it supervised. If you want to launch
> s6-svscan under systemd, you should write a proper unit file for it,
> so systemd can manage it as one of its services.
>   If you're fine with it not being supervised and insist on launching
> s6-svscanboot from /etc/rc.local, then you want to enclose all its
> commands in a "background { }" block, which is execline's equivalent
> of the shell's &.

Or, from sysvinit, you can put it as a respawn in /etc/inittab, so that
s6svscanboot itself is supervised, by sysvinit.


Steve Litt 
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