Project info for minit

Share This Created 14 Dec 2000 at 04:04 UTC by Fefe.

Homepage: http://www.fefe.de/minit/

Freshmeat page: http://www.fefe.de/projects/minit/

Notes:

I like DJ Bernstein's daemontools package a lot. And I use it on my system. I am only bothered by the fact that it starts lots of supervise processes, even for the services that are down. So I started to write a minimal replacement package and called it minit. While there are no boot scripts for minit yet, it could be used as init replacement on embedded systems (no ctrl-alt-del handling so far).

It does have a few cool features like dependencies (with loop detection) and it does not require /proc to be mounted or the file system to be mounted read-write, it does not use System V IPC and it still allows you to start and stop services on-the-fly (without having to edit a config file and sending SIGHUP).

License: GPL

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