Re: Readiness notification for systemd

From: post-sysv <>
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2015 15:28:33 -0400

In fairness, readiness notification does seem to require
application-specific integration in general under current constraints of
most Unixes.

Good work, nonetheless. sd_notify isn't complicated, to their credit.

On 06/13/2015 02:48 PM, Laurent Bercot wrote:
> Hello,
> A part of systemd's Embrace And Extend strategy is to entice
> daemon authors to link against the systemd library (and thus make
> every possible daemon systemd-dependent) by pretending it is the
> only way for them to notify readiness.
> As a step to obstruct that, I have written "sdnotify-wrapper". It's
> a wrapper for daemons using the simple "write a newline" readiness
> notification mechanism advertised by s6, which converts that
> notification to the sd_notify format. So, it makes it possible for
> daemons to *not* use the sd_notify() interface and still be properly
> managed under systemd.
> Enjoy,
> Bug-reports welcome.
Received on Sat Jun 13 2015 - 19:28:33 UTC

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