Re: [announce] s6-

From: Laurent Bercot <>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:42:06 +0100

On 22/12/2014 20:45, John Albietz wrote:
> What is the upgrade path from pre s6 installs to Are there
> any major compatibility issues?
> With the new major version in the release number, not sure if I should
> expect an upgrade to just *work*.

  As far as I can tell, things should just work. The release number is
simply aligned with the skalibs release number; skalibs has changed a
lot, but the s6 code itself, not so much.

  What *is* important to check, though, is that you do not mix binaries
from different releases. If you're using --enable-slashpackage, you're
safe: intra-package dependencies are versioned. If you're not, make sure
to always have all binaries of a single release accessible via PATH search.
s6-svwait from will not work if the s6-ftrigrd program it calls is

Received on Mon Dec 22 2014 - 20:42:06 UTC

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