In my previous post, Using Void Linux As My Daily Driver, I
wrote that I used vpm as a wrapper for the
xbps-* commands to
manage packages on Void Linux. I like how convenient the tool is and
how it works (it knows it’s a wrapper command and it doesn’t try to hide that
fact). It also makes the output very colorful, which I do like a lot. I know
that’s a bit of a simple reason, but I personally just like very colorful output
(with the option to disable it of course).
Managing services on Void Linux is already fairly easy using the
however, I felt a couple of things could be made simpler and that the output
could be more obvious at a quick glance.
vsv was born.
vsv is a bash script wrapper for the
sv command that can be used to query
and manage services via runit. It was made specifically for Void Linux
but should theoretically work on any system using runit to manage services.
vsv was inspired by
vsv is to
vpm is to the
vsv is available under the MIT License on GitHub: