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Author: aitor
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Reaping orphan processes.

On 5/3/23 11:03, Steve Litt wrote:
> There's no such thing as "init". There are many "init systems", but no
> such thing as "init". Some folks use the word "init" as a synonym for
> sysvinit because 25 years ago sysvinit was the init system on at least
> 95% of Linux computers. Now, with so many init systems, using the word
> "init" as if it's a program is just confusing.

Nowadays /sbin/init is a just symlink. In the case of runit, it points to
/lib/runit/runit-init, at least in devuan.

>> is declared in /etc/inittab,
> /etc/inittab is strictly a sysvinit thing.

That's true.