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Re: If Linux Is About Choice, Why Then ...

On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 11:32 PM, Nicolas George <george@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le primidi 21 germinal, an CCXXV, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx a écrit :
>> > Your other arguments make sense, but sorry, this one does not. The
>> > process with PID one is the only immortal process on the system, and
>> > adopts all orphan processes. For that reason, any kind of process
>> > monitoring, if it needs reliability, must be rooted in PID 1. And in
>> > turn, that makes process monitoring in scope for any project that aims
>> > to implement a program for PID 1.
>> Runit works. Think about how :-)
> No need to think how: runit takes PID 1. You prove my point.
> (runit can also be integrated with the rudimentary monitoring of SysV
> init: hacks upon hacks)

Hacks upon hacks, refactored, is another way to look at stepwise refinement.

> Regards,
> --
>   Nicolas George

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