systemE is described as 'Using the tooling in this repo, I am able to boot from linux to sinit as PID1, and from there to Emacs acting as PID2 using --script mode, performing all typical rc'. There are more than 10 alternatives to systemE for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Python. The best alternative is systemd, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like systemE are sysvinit (Free, Open Source), OpenRC (Free, Open Source), runit (Free, Open Source) and nosh (Free).
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