C Init

Open-source C projects categorized as Init | Edit details

Top 4 C Init Projects

  • GitHub repo systemd

    The systemd System and Service Manager

    Project mention: New Linux kernel bug lets you get root on most modern distros | reddit.com/r/linuxadmin | 2021-07-21

    I already discovered a bug that using autofs with a reasonably large number of mounts can DOS systemd (even with a non privileged user) by exhausting systemd wqueue and rqueue buffers: https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/13674 .

  • GitHub repo s6

    The s6 supervision suite.

    Project mention: Avoiding Complexity with Systemd | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-06-27
  • GitHub repo finit

    Fast init for Linux systems. Cookies included

    Project mention: Finit v4.1-rc1 | reddit.com/r/initFreedom | 2021-05-03
  • GitHub repo hummingbird

    Hummingbird init system for Linux based operating systems. (by Sweets)

    Project mention: Types of linux users | reddit.com/r/linuxmemes | 2021-06-13

    hummingbird seems cool though I haven't tried it yet

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-07-21.


What are some of the best open-source Init projects in C? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 systemd 8,205
2 s6 487
3 finit 384
4 hummingbird 191