minit

mini init daemon
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      1 minit - mini init
      2 =================
      3 
      4 A small init daemon inspired by sinit[1]
      5 with basic halting capabilities.
      6 
      7 Building and installing
      8 -----------------------
      9 
     10 minit can be configured from config.h before
     11 compile time. After editing you can simply build
     12 and install with
     13 
     14     make
     15     make install
     16 
     17 Usage Note
     18 ----------
     19 
     20 This halting capability adds 2 signals to
     21 the init daemon, SIGUSR2 and SIGQUIT. Keep
     22 in mind that you do not want to send these
     23 signals standalone, as they will power your
     24 computer off, they will not run through your
     25 init scripts or anything. You must send these
     26 signals from the init scripts so your computer
     27 shuts down (or reboots) after you deal with the
     28 delicate parts of your shutdown process.
     29 
     30 
     31 Controlling minit
     32 -----------------
     33 
     34 You can add some basic poweroff/reboot programs
     35 so you don't have to remember which signal to send
     36 with your kill command.
     37 
     38 A basic poweroff would be
     39 
     40     #!/bin/sh
     41     /bin/kill -s USR1 1
     42 
     43 A basic reboot would be
     44 
     45     #!/bin/sh
     46     /bin/kill -s INT 1
     47 
     48 
     49 On your init script, you can add something like
     50 
     51     case "$1" in
     52         reboot) /bin/kill -s QUIT 1 ;;
     53         poweroff) /bin/kill -s USR2 1 ;;
     54     esac
     55 
     56 [1]: https://git.suckless.org/sinit