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System Name: sysvinit
Name: System V style init programs
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This group is not part of the GNU Project.

This System V style init is used by a variety of operating systems, particularly GNU/Linux distributions, which initializes and shuts down the system and well as managing runlevels.

This project page is no longer maintained, please see the respective repositories linked below on GitHub for downloads, development, bug report, and any other resources.

This is the original home of the SysV init project which includes sysvinit, insserv and startpar. Current development and issues are now tracked at the following repositories.

sysvinit - System V style init software:

insserv - init script dependency management:

startpar - tool to start scripts in parallel:

Registration Date: Wed 22 Jul 2009 11:06:02 AM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v2 or later
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable


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