OpenRC is an alternate init system developed by Gentoo developers. OpenRC is a dependency based init system that works with the system provided init program, normally
/sbin/init. It is not a replacement for
OpenRC is available in the AUR. You can choose to install either AUR or AUR package. You will also need to install AUR (provides service files for use with openrc on arch) and AUR.
The packages will be installed under
/etc/openrc instead of the default location of
/etc, so that users can switch to initscripts when desired.
For booting with OpenRC add
init=/sbin/init-openrc to the kernel line of your bootloader.
For detailed instructions on configuring OpenRC, visit the gentoo guide.