Re: [s6][Feature request] Manual s6-supervise and/or s6-svscan USR1/2 re-scan signal support

From: Laurent Bercot <>
Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2015 13:16:36 +0200

On 04/04/2015 12:19, toki clover wrote:
> Writing this to request a way to satisfy service dependencies by either
> allowing a manual s6-supervisse,--my guess is this could be expansive,--
> or allow a signal to trigger scan, so [s6-]svscan would launch/kill child
> supervisor processes as needed--cheap way, isn't it?
> This would make service *hard* dependencies a piece of cake instead
> of struggling against `supervise' races.
> Comments?
> Thanks.
> NOTE: Many daemons accept USR1 signal to reload configuration file,
> so, this would make sense to trigger a re-scan.

  Hi Toki,
  I don't quite understand what you are suggesting. Can you please
reformulate ?
  In particular, can you explain why "s6-svscanctl -an" isn't doing
what you want ?


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