Steve Litt <slitt@???> writes: > Rainer Weikusat via Dng said on Mon, 06 Mar 2023 15:38:43 +0000
>>When I write init I mean init, not some process management system built
>>on top of it or some process management system with a component which
>>can be used as replacement init.
> Fine. Why not call it "PID1" instead of the ambiguous and misleading
> word "init"?
Because I don't feel like using technically inaccurate poetteringisms
when refering to something that's perfectly well-defined, namely, the
UNIX init program or the Linux equivalent of that. Or even more
generally, the program the kernel starts after it finished booting, ie,
without referring to any particular program.
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