"watchdog" for a process?
bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Thu Sep 20 12:51:48 UTC 2007
> On Wed, 2007-09-19 at 14:53 -0400, Bart Silverstrim wrote:
>> Is there a quick and short script, maybe something that can be run in
>> Cron, that will look at the process list and if a process has been
>> killed or had died will restart the process?
> You should find something in list generated with the following command:
> $ apt-cache search process |grep monitor
> ps-watcher seems to fit your criteria.
True, the listing (even with Synaptic) will give some results. But I've
danced the "let's install a bunch of similar things and see which works
best" dance quite a bit in my time, and whenever possible now I ask
about it in hopes that someone else can say "I use XYZ and it works very
Yes, apt-get works well, but there are plenty of instances where cruft
gets left behind in places, or I forget to uninstall something at some
Thank you for the pointer. I'll check it out.
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