Re: anopa: init system/service manager built around s6

From: Olivier Brunel <>
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2015 13:46:56 +0200

On 04/11/15 01:50, Laurent Bercot wrote:
> Wow! Congratulations for such an important piece of work.
> This is actually pretty embarrassing for me, and I guess I only
> have myself to blame: I'm too secretive, and if people are going
> to use s6 as a foundation to build more tools - which is definitely
> a good thing - then I should embrace it and be more open about my
> projects.
> The thing is, I'm currently working on the exact same project:
> an init system and service manager. I call it s6-rc, and I intend
> to make it a part of some future release of s6. I got the design
> down, as well as parts of the code, but a lot remains to be written.
> And you really overtook me on the spot here. So, well done.
> Still, I believe the design work I did on s6-rc is valid, and
> AFAICT addresses some things that anopa does not (and vice-versa, of
> course.)
> So, shall we join forces ? Shall I present the s6-rc design, and see
> if there are things we can put in common, and where to go from here ?

Sure thing! I had gathered you were working on "example init scripts" or
something to that effect, but didn't expect it to be a full init
system/service manager.
But if the two projects are pretty much the same, might be worth joining
forces indeed...

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