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authorSergey Poznyakoff <>2019-05-28 05:18:57 (GMT)
committer Sergey Poznyakoff <>2019-05-28 05:18:57 (GMT)
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Document startup and shutdown components
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-GNU Pies NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2019-05-23
+GNU Pies NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2019-05-28
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@@ -12,6 +12,19 @@ The --no-init option instructs pies not to switch to init mode if its
PID is 1. Use this option if you run pies as a process manager in a
docker container.
+* New component modes: startup and shutdown
+Startup components are run right after pies startup. Any other
+components start running only after last startup component has terminated.
+Shutdown components are executed at program shutdown, after
+all other components have been terminated.
+Any number of startup or shutdwon components can be defined in the
+configuration file. Such multiple components are run simultaneously,
+unless required otherwise by their "prerequisites" and "dependents"
* Improved cyclic dependency diagnostics

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