Re: s6-linux-init: rc.shutdown's and's messages

From: Laurent Bercot <>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 19:12:56 +0000

>Alternatively, one could use the catch-all logger variant that echoes
>logged messages to /dev/console (created by s6-linux-init-maker's '-1'
>option), or perform redirections directly in rc.shutdown and
> The first alternative, however, affects logging for
>all processes. If the latter alternative is the preferred way, then I
>think the example rc.* scripts installed in the skeldir
>(/etc/s6-linux-init/skel by default) could contain commented stdout
>and stderr redirections and an accompanying explanation, to make
>readers aware that they might be needed.

That is right. Honestly, I think -1 should be the default in
s6-linux-init-maker. But I didn't want to spam /dev/console by default,

I added a comment to the skeleton rc.shutdown script so that users
that didn't use -1 know what's up and what to do to change it. Thanks
the heads-up.

Received on Thu Nov 28 2019 - 19:12:56 UTC

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