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GNU Shepherd 0.7.0 released

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: GNU Shepherd 0.7.0 released
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2020 22:03:59 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)

We are pleased to announce the GNU Shepherd version 0.7.0, a bug-fix

• 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 Guix, 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 checksums:

  43806f67e15e23d44b992367a0952da581ebfb74  shepherd-0.7.0.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-0.7.0.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 3CE464558A84FDC69DB40CFB090B11993D9AEBB5

  and rerun the 'gpg --verify' command.

  This release was bootstrapped with the following tools:
    Autoconf 2.69
    Automake 1.16.1
    Makeinfo 6.7
    Help2man 1.47.12

• Changes since version 0.6.1 (excerpt from the NEWS file)

  ** New crash handler allows shepherd as PID 1 to dump core on GNU/Linux
  ** (shepherd service) now exports ‘default-environment-variables’
  ** ‘make-forkexec-constructor’ no longer removes log file
  ** Disable reboot on ctrl-alt-del before loading the config file
  ** Exception handling adjusted for Guile 3.0.0

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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