s6 1.1.1

A set of Open Source command-line tools for service supervision under Linux/UNIX systems
s6 - The synopsis of the s6-svscan program
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s6 is an open source suite for command-line utilities that can be used by system administrators to perform secure supervision tasks, specifically for runit and daemontools.

s6 includes command-line tools and a libraries that implement inter-process synchronization and notification, which can be included in any Linux distribution.

The following supervision system tools are included: s6-svscan, s6-svscanctl, s6-supervise, s6-svc, s6-svok, s6-svstat, and s6-svwait.

The following daemontools-like utilities are included: s6-envdir, s6-envuidgid, s6-fghack, s6-log, s6-setlock, s6-setsid, s6-setuidgid, s6-softlimit, s6-tai64n, s6-tai64nlocal, and ucspilogd.

Moreover, the s6-mkfifodir, s6-cleanfifodir, s6-ftrig-notify, s6-ftrig-wait, s6-ftrig-listen1, and s6-ftrig-listen programs are used for fifodir management, notification and subscription.

Also, the ftrigw, ftrigr, and s6lock libraries, and the s6-ftrigrd, s6lockd, s6lockd-helper internal programs are also included.

last updated on:
November 5th, 2013, 16:08 GMT
license type:
ISC License (ISCL) 
developed by:
The s6 Team
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What's New in This Release:
  • This release fixes a build bug that could appear on non-slashpackage installations.
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