|author||Sergey Poznyakoff <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2009-10-26 13:26:18 +0200|
|committer||Sergey Poznyakoff <email@example.com>||2009-10-26 13:51:57 +0200|
Pies dubbed a GNU package. Update all files accordingly.
Diffstat (limited to 'README')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 5 deletions
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
+GNU Pies README
Copyright (C) 2009 Sergey Poznyakoff
See the end of file for copying conditions.
This file contains brief information about configuring, testing
@@ -13,34 +13,34 @@ run `info -f doc/pies.info'. After the package is installed
the documentation can be accessed running `info Pies'. Invoking
`info pies' (with lower-case `p') will show you a concise
description of the command line syntax (similar to a man-page style).
-Pies (pronounced ``p-yes'') stands for the Program Invocation and
+GNU Pies (pronounced ``p-yes'') stands for the Program Invocation and
Execution Supervisor. This utility starts and controls execution of
external programs, called ``components''. Each component is a stand-alone
program, designed to be executed in the foreground. Upon startup pies
reads the list of components from its configuration file, starts them,
and remains in the background, controlling their execution. When a
component terminates, pies tries to restarts it. Its configuration allows
to specify actions other than simple restart, depending on the exit code
of the component.
-Pies supports a wide variety of component types. For example, it can
+GNU Pies supports a wide variety of component types. For example, it can
bind the standard input and output of a component to a network socket,
which makes pies a replacement for the inetd utility. Pies implements
powerful access control lists, which are especially useful with such
-Pies can also be used to manage MeTA1 (http://meta1.org) components.
+GNU Pies can also be used to manage MeTA1 (http://meta1.org) components.
Moreover, it is able to use MeTA1 configuration file directly, so that
migration from the native mcp utility to pies does not require any
-Pies gives you complete control over the execution environment of
+GNU Pies gives you complete control over the execution environment of
each component. This includes modifying shell environment, running
components with the given user privileges, etc. The standard error
and/or output of any component may be redirected either to a disk
file or to syslog.