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Package: runit (2.1.2-9.2)

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system-wide service supervision

runit is a collection of tools to provide system-wide service supervision and to manage services. Contrary to sysv init, it not only cares about starting and stopping services, but also supervises the service daemons while they are running. Amongst other things, it provides a reliable interface to send signals to service daemons without the need for pid-files, and a log facility with automatic log file rotation and disk space limits.

runit service supervision can run under sysv init or replace the init system completely. Complete init replacement needs to be done by hand (see

Tags: System Administration: System Boot, Configuration Tool, User Interface: Daemon, Role: role::program, scope::utility

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 108.5 kB377.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 102.1 kB393.0 kB [list of files]
armel 105.2 kB388.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 105.3 kB336.0 kB [list of files]
i386 110.8 kB388.0 kB [list of files]
mips 111.3 kB420.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 113.2 kB471.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 112.4 kB420.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 101.0 kB757.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 110.1 kB436.0 kB [list of files]