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A command line interface for creating & managing s6 services, using the s6 toolset

Project description

A command line interface for creating & managing s6 services, using the s6 toolset

Dependencies:

  • Python 3.6+
  • Plumbum
  • s6
  • BusyBox or (lsof, psmisc, coreutils)
  • musl-utils or glibc

Optional Dependencies:

  • lnav or multitail
  • highlight or bat

Demo Video

Installation

From PyPI:

pip install essex
# activate bash completion:
complete -o dirnames -C _essex essex

From 64-bit musl binary release:

wget "https://github.com/AndydeCleyre/essex/releases/download/2.0.2/essex-2.0.2-musl-x86_64.tar.xz" -O - | tar xJf - -C /usr/local/bin essex _essex
complete -o dirnames -C _essex essex  # bash completion

Usage

essex 2.0.2

Simply manage services

Usage:
    essex [SWITCHES] [SUBCOMMAND [SWITCHES]]

Meta-switches:
    -h, --help                                             Prints this help message and quits
    --help-all                                             Prints help messages of all sub-commands and quits
    -v, --version                                          Prints the program's version and quits

Switches:
    -d, --directory SERVICES_DIRECTORY:path                folder of services to manage; the default is the first existing match from ('./svcs',
                                                           '~/svcs', '/var/svcs', '/svcs'), unless a colon-delimited SERVICES_PATHS env var exists;
    -l, --logs-directory SERVICES_LOGS_DIRECTORY:path      folder of services' log files; the default is SERVICES_DIRECTORY/../svcs-logs

Sub-commands:
    cat                                                    View (all or specified) services' run, finish, and log commands; Alias for print
    disable                                                Configure (all or specified) services to be down, without actually stopping them
    enable                                                 Configure (all or specified) services to be up, without actually starting them
    list                                                   List all known services
    log                                                    View (all or specified) services' current log files
    new                                                    Create a new service
    off                                                    Stop all services and their supervision
    on                                                     Start supervising all services
    pid                                                    Print the PIDs of running services, or s6-svscan (supervision root) if none specified
    print                                                  View (all or specified) services' run, finish, and log commands
    pt                                                     Print a sample Papertrail log_files.yml
    reload                                                 Restart (all or specified) running services whose run scripts have changed; Depends on
                                                           the runfile generating an adjacent run.md5 file, like essex-generated runfiles do; Alias
                                                           for upgrade; Deprecated
    sig                                                    Send a signal to (all or specified) services
    start                                                  Start (all or specified) services
    status                                                 View the current states of (all or specified) services
    stop                                                   Stop (all or specified) services
    sync                                                   Start or stop services to match their configuration
    tree                                                   View the process tree from the supervision root
    upgrade                                                Restart (all or specified) running services whose run scripts have changed; Depends on
                                                           the runfile generating an adjacent run.md5 file, like essex-generated runfiles do

Packaging

pip install -r requirements.txt
# Edit pyproject.toml as desired.
# Create a wheel and source distribution in dist/:
flit build
# Create a wheel and source distribution in dist/ AND upload to PyPI:
flit publish

One can build a single-file executable suitable for dropping into an Alpine-based container with s6 (no Python or Plumbum necessary), using Docker and pyinstaller-alpine.

From the inner essex folder:

docker run --rm -v "${PWD}:/src" inn0kenty/pyinstaller-alpine:3.7 -F --clean ./essex.py

It comes out to ~10MB. Alternatively, a build script using the same image, but Buildah rather than Docker, is included as mkbin.sh.

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