commit f8536ea0d905993652caf1950d6aae1fca881e0f parent b15e98850f0fd136a7e370c9287faace4ed97825 Author: sin <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu Dec 4 14:07:35 +0000 Update manpage Diffstat:
diff --git a/sinit.8 b/sinit.8 @@ -1,30 +1,62 @@ -.TH SINIT 8 sinit-VERSION -.SH NAME -sinit \- The suckless init -.SH DESCRIPTION -sinit is a simple init. It is configured by modifying `config.h' +.Dd December 4, 2014 +.Dt SINIT 8 sinit\-VERSION +.Os +.Sh NAME +.Nm sinit +.Nd simple init +.Sh DESCRIPTION +.Nm +is a simple init. It is configured by modifying +.Dq config.h and recompiling the code. -.SS Init sequence -sinit will by default execute `/bin/rc.init'. You can chain -your init scripts together at that point to allow for single-user -and multi-user mode. -.SS Signal handling -sinit will respond to the following set of signals: -.IP USR1 +.Ss Init sequence +By default +.Nm +will execute +.Dq /bin/rc.init . +You can chain your init scripts together at that point to allow for +single-user and multi-user operation. +.Ss Signal handling +.Nm +will respond to the following signals: +.Bl -tag -width xxxxxxxx +.It USR1 Default action is to initiate the shutdown sequence by -executing `/bin/rc.shutdown poweroff'. -.IP INT +executing +.Dq /bin/rc.shutdown poweroff . +.It INT Default action is to initiate the reboot sequence by -executing `/bin/rc.shutdown reboot'. -.IP CHLD +executing +.Dq /bin/rc.shutdown reboot . +.It CHLD Reap children. -.SS General considerations -Running the rc.shutdown script directly is not recommended. If any +.El +.Ss General considerations +Running the +.Dq rc.shutdown +script directly is not recommended. If any process in your session has stale filesystem references then it is likely your init scripts will fail to unmount the filesystem cleanly. -It is recommended to signal sinit via a wrapper script. -Similarly, sinit does not clear utmp records. The version of getty(8) +It is recommended to signal +.Nm +via a wrapper script. +.Pp +.Nm +does not clear utmp records. The version of +.Xr getty 8 in ubase clears the utmp entries on the specified tty before it -spawns the given program, usually login(1). -.SH SEE ALSO -killall5(8), getty(8) +spawns the given program, usually +.Xr login 1 . +.Pp +.Nm +does not restart +.Xr getty 8 +or interact with it in any way. You will need an external +respawning mechanism to restart it. +.Sh SEE ALSO +.Xr killall5 8 , +.Xr getty 8 +.Sh AUTHORS +The +.Nm +program was written by Dimitris Papastamos <email@example.com>.