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cinit is a fast executing, small, and simple init with support for profiles. It is aware of dependencies and executes processes in parallel.

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Recent releases

  •  30 Nov 2009 20:01

    Release Notes: This release adds an install target for bin/. It has consistent naming in bin/ (conf, cmd, and helper). It cleans up up some cinit-conf scripts, the documentation directory, the scripts directory, and source installation.

    •  05 Nov 2009 21:59

      Release Notes: This release adds a script to partially migrate Ubuntu Jaunty almost completely to cinit. It adds a script to create minimal configuration (

      •  05 Oct 2009 17:18

        Release Notes: This release populates bin/ with a lot of scripts to migrate Ubuntu/upstart to cinit.

        •  29 Sep 2009 19:38

          Release Notes: This release re-integrates cinit-conf, merges the READE and the cinit Web site, cleans up bin/ (executables can now be installed), and cleans up the top level directory.

          •  23 Sep 2009 06:22

            Release Notes: Child handling was changed so that there are no function calls in sig_child handler anymore.


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