Re: s6 instanced services are "forgotten" after s6-rc-update

From: Laurent Bercot <>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2023 23:16:06 +0000

>After having an instanced service definition for s6-rc, subsequent
>calls to s6-rc-update seem to clobber the instance/ and instances/
>subfolders in a way that keeps the instances running, but makes it
>impossible to control them.
>After s6-rc-update, I get error messages like:
>fatal: unable to open /run/service/agetties/instance/.s6-svscan/lock:
>No such file or directory
>fatal: unable to control /run/service/agetties/instance/tty1: No such
>file or directory

  Hmm, that's weird. Are you sure you're using the latest s6-rc version?
Only will correctly manage instances.

  If you are, I'll try to reproduce the issue to understand what's going

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