Google Summer of Code/2013/Ideas/OpenRC Improvements

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OpenRC Improvements

OpenRC is the default init system in Gentoo and a viable alternative for various operating system and distribution.

The project aims to make OpenRC an even more compelling and easy to deploy init system.


  • Better integrations with non-sysvinit systems such as busybox init and runit.
  • Provide migration/importers to compatible init scripts (e.g. systemd units)
  • Better integration with network management programs (e.g. connman)
  • Improved support for service hotplugging

Contacts Required Skills
  • Advanced Bash shell scripting
  • C (decent)
  • Scripting language and parsing
  • Git
  • Lots of Enthusiasm