What is Dumb-init?
dumb-init runs as PID 1, acting like a simple init system. It launches a single process and then proxies all received signals to a session rooted at that child process. Since your actual process is no longer PID 1, when it receives signals from dumb-init, the default signal handlers will be applied, and your process will behave as you would expect. If your process dies, dumb-init will also die, taking care to clean up any other processes that might still remain.
Dumb-init is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Dumb-init is an open source tool with 3.8K GitHub stars and 213 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Dumb-init's open source repository on GitHub
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- Acts like a simple init system, Runs as PID1 instead of your process
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