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GNU Shepherd 0.5.0 released

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: GNU Shepherd 0.5.0 released
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:07:46 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

We are pleased to announce the GNU Shepherd version 0.5.0, a release
containing new features and bug fixes.

• About

  The GNU Daemon Shepherd or GNU Shepherd is a service manager written
  in Guile that looks after the herd of system services.  It provides a
  replacement for the service-managing capabilities of SysV-init (or any
  other init) with a dependency-based system with a convenient
  interface.  The GNU Shepherd may also be used by unprivileged users to
  manage per-user daemons (e.g., tor, privoxy, mcron, etc.)  It is
  written in Guile Scheme, and is configured and extended using Guile.

  The GNU Shepherd is developed jointly with the GNU Guix project; it is
  used as the init system of GuixSD, GNU’s advanced GNU/Linux distribution.

• Download

  Here are the compressed sources and a GPG detached signature[*]:

  Use a mirror for higher download bandwidth:

  Here are the SHA1 and SHA256 hashes:

  ff864ff254644c72abae8fc720c38f6086b74b19  shepherd-0.5.0.tar.gz

  [*] Use a .sig file to verify that the corresponding file (without the
  .sig suffix) is intact.  First, be sure to download both the .sig file
  and the corresponding tarball.  Then, run a command like this:

    gpg --verify shepherd-0.5.0.tar.gz.sig

  If that command fails because you don't have the required public key,
  then run this command to import it:

    gpg --keyserver --recv-keys 

  and rerun the 'gpg --verify' command.

  This release was bootstrapped with the following tools:
    Autoconf 2.69
    Automake 1.16.1
    Makeinfo 6.5
    Help2man 1.47.6

• Changes since version 0.4.0 (excerpt from the NEWS file)

  ** Services now have a ‘replacement’ slot
  ** Restarting a service now restarts its dependent services as well
  ** Gracefully halt upon ctrl-alt-del when running as PID 1 on GNU/Linux
  ** Actions can now be invoked on services not currently running
  ** Guile >= 2.0.13 is now required; Guile 3.0 is supported
  ** Unused runlevel code has been removed
  ** Updated translations: es, fr, pt_BR, sv

Please report bugs to address@hidden
Join address@hidden and address@hidden for discussions.

Ludovic, on behalf of the Shepherd herd.

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