Re: S6 integration in mainstream linux distributions

From: Casper Ti. Vector <>
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2019 22:41:42 +0800

On Sun, Mar 17, 2019 at 03:21:43PM +0100, Oliver Schad wrote:
> I completely understand the purpose of execline but for server systems,
> which allocates more than 1 GB RAM regulary and running on modern x86
> CPUs, saving such resources is not needed for us(!).

Which is also why I usually avoided execline in slew :)

> Another point for our decision (for us) is, that we don't have knowlege
> about other shells than sh/bash - cause we don't see big benefits for
> us, we would stay in a homogeneous toolset.

You can have a look at rc(1). Much cleaner than Bourne shells, much
easier to learn, and roughly on the same level of expressiveness. I
think its benefits greatly overweigh the costs for migrating to it.

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