Project:OpenRC

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Gentoo OpenRC Project
Description OpenRC is a dependency based init system that works with the system provided init program, normally /sbin/init.
Email openrc@gentoo.org
IRC Channel #openrc
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Parent Project Gentoo Base System
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Project Description

OpenRC is a dependency based init system that works with the system provided init program, normally located at /sbin/init. It is not a replacement for /sbin/init. OpenRC is 100% compatible with Gentoo init scripts, which means you can probably find one for the dozens of daemons in the main Gentoo repository. OpenRC, however, is not exclusively used by Gentoo Linux, so the goal is to be platform-agnostic.

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Getting involved

The Gentoo OpenRC Project is open to all contributions. If you would like to get involved in the project, feel free to join us on #openrc or #gentoo-base. We are also reachable via openrc@gentoo.org. However, all bug reports should go through Bugzilla rather than e-mail. Please file bugs under the "Gentoo Hosted Projects" product and the "openrc" component.

The source code can be found in the OpenRC git tree.


This article is based on a document formerly found on our main website gentoo.org.
The following people have contributed to the original document: David Abbott, William Hubbs, and Mike Frysinger.
They are listed here as the Wiki history does not provide for any attribution. If you edit the Wiki article, please do not add yourself here, your contributions are recorded on the history page.