Re: Some suggestions on old-fashioned usage with s6 2.10.x

From: Casper Ti. Vector <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 03:55:37 +0800

On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 05:21:59PM +0000, Laurent Bercot wrote:
> There is no really good solution, and I prefer a short, sharp pain
> (when things break) followed by relief (when they're fixed) to a long
> dull ache (maintaining compat code).

I see. I personally prefer to retain compat code if said code is so
small that it can hardly be incorrect, especially when the breakage
(like kernel panics) can be very severe. Arguably a major stylistic

> You seem to have found the proper way of managing this with SIG files,
> but just in case: "s6-svscanctl -tb" will net you the old behaviour.

Now I see; thanks. I also realised that the revised `s6-svc -X'
proposal would result in wrong behaviour when there exists a `./finish'
script, because the supervisor would exit early (and prematurely).

BTW, <> seems to be returning empty HTTP replies
now; both <> and <> work as
expected though.

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