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sysvinit-tools - Tools used for process and utmp management.

Helper tools from sysvinit that support booting, including but not exclusive to startpar, killproc and pidof. System V init specific programs are in the sysvinit package.
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fsync(1)

fsync - synchronize the specified file with storage device

last(1)

last, lastb - show a listing of last logged in users

mesg(1)

mesg - display (or do not display) messages from other users

startpar(1)

startpar - start runlevel scripts in parallel

usleep(1)

Usleep - sleep for the specified number of microseconds

wall(1)

wall - write a message to all users

checkproc(8)

Checkproc - Checks for a process by full path name
Pidofproc - Checks for a process by exec base name

fstab-decode(8)

fstab-decode - run a command with fstab-encoded arguments

killall5(8)

killall5 -- send a signal to all processes.

killproc(8)

Killproc - Send signals to processes by full path name

mkill(8)

Mkill - Send processes making a active mount point busy a signal

pidof(8)

pidof -- find the process ID of a running program.

rvmtab(8)

Rvmtab - Sort /proc/mounts in the order of /proc/self/mountinfo

startpar(8)

startpar - start runlevel scripts in parallel

startproc(8)

Startproc - Start processes identified by path name
Start_daemon - Start processes identified by path name

vhangup(8)

Vhangup - Cause a virtually hangup on the specified terminals

Latest updates

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OpenSUSE Leap 15.2 oss: Version 2.88+-lp152.3.3 introduced

2020-01-07
  • Avoid spurious waring on a not existin session of a not existing process (boo#1002492)
CentOS icon

CentOS 7.7.1908 os: Version 2.88-14.dsf.el7 introduced

2020-01-07
  • Mass rebuild 2014-01-24
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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed oss: Updated from 2.95-1.2 to 2.96-1.1

2019-10-01
  • Update to sysvinit 2.96
    • Added -z command line paramter to pidof which tells pidof to try to find processes in uninterruptable (D) or zombie (Z) states. This can cause pidof to hang, but produces a more complete process list.
    • Reformatted init code to make if/while logic more clear.
    • Make sure src/Makefile cleans up all executable files when parent Makefile calls "make clean".
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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed oss: Updated from 2.95-1.1 to 2.95-1.2

2019-07-16
  • Remove logsave as well as the manual page as those as part of package e2fsprogs already
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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed oss: Updated from 2.90-3.3 to 2.95-1.1

2019-06-28
  • Remove logsave as well as the manual page as those as part of package e2fsprogs already
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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed oss: Updated from 2.90-2.1 to 2.90-3.3

2019-06-17
  • Add patch killproc-mntinf-optional.patch to handle various optional fields of /proc/<pid>/mountinfo on the entry/ies before the hypen (bsc#1131982)
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OpenSUSE Leap 42.3 update/oss: Version 2.88+-103.3.1 introduced

2019-06-17
  • Add patch killproc-mntinf-optional.patch to handle various optional fields of /proc/<pid>/mountinfo on the entry/ies before the hypen (bsc#1131982)
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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed oss: Updated from 2.90-1.3 to 2.90-2.1

2019-03-10
  • Update to sysvinit 2.90
  • Remove now upstream patches
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf-dostat.patch
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf-sulogin.diff
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf.tar.bz2
    • sysvinit-2.88dsf-scripts2.patch
  • Port our patches
    sysvinit-2.88dsf-no-kill.patch becomes sysvinit-2.90-no-kill.patch sysvinit-2.88+dsf.dif becomes sysvinit-2.90.dif
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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed oss: Updated from 2.90-1.2 to 2.90-1.3

2019-02-03
  • Update to sysvinit 2.90
  • Remove now upstream patches
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf-dostat.patch
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf-sulogin.diff
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf.tar.bz2
    • sysvinit-2.88dsf-scripts2.patch
  • Port our patches
    sysvinit-2.88dsf-no-kill.patch becomes sysvinit-2.90-no-kill.patch sysvinit-2.88+dsf.dif becomes sysvinit-2.90.dif
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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed oss: Version 2.90-1.2 reintroduced

2019-01-23
  • Update to sysvinit 2.90
  • Remove now upstream patches
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf-dostat.patch
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf-sulogin.diff
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf.tar.bz2
    • sysvinit-2.88dsf-scripts2.patch
  • Port our patches
    sysvinit-2.88dsf-no-kill.patch becomes sysvinit-2.90-no-kill.patch sysvinit-2.88+dsf.dif becomes sysvinit-2.90.dif
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OpenSUSE Leap 15.1 oss: Version 2.88+-lp151.2.3 introduced

2019-01-23
  • Avoid spurious waring on a not existin session of a not existing process (boo#1002492)
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OpenSUSE Leap 15.0 oss: Version 2.88+-lp150.1.9 introduced

2019-01-17
  • Avoid spurious waring on a not existin session of a not existing process (boo#1002492)
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OpenSUSE Leap 42.3 oss: Version 2.88+-102.2 introduced

2019-01-17
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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed oss: Version 2.90-1.2 removed

2019-01-17
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OpenSUSE Tumbleweed oss: Version 2.90-1.2 introduced

2019-01-17
  • Update to sysvinit 2.90
  • Remove now upstream patches
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf-dostat.patch
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf-sulogin.diff
    • sysvinit-2.88+dsf.tar.bz2
    • sysvinit-2.88dsf-scripts2.patch
  • Port our patches
    sysvinit-2.88dsf-no-kill.patch becomes sysvinit-2.90-no-kill.patch sysvinit-2.88+dsf.dif becomes sysvinit-2.90.dif
CentOS icon

CentOS 7.6.1810 os: Version 2.88-14.dsf.el7 introduced

2019-01-14
  • Mass rebuild 2014-01-24
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CentOS 7.4.1708 os: Version 2.88-14.dsf.el7 introduced

2017-11-10
  • Mass rebuild 2014-01-24

Related packages

sysvinit - Linux System V Init
sysvinit-tools-debuginfo - Debug information for package sysvinit-tools
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