Help with respawn

Matthias Urlichs smurf at
Thu Apr 19 07:03:58 BST 2007


Michael Biebl:
> Your process must not fork, otherwise upstart can't monitor it. There
> will be support for pid files in the future, but that functionality
> still has to be implemented.

Personally, I don't like pid files.

A simple initctl "hello, my pid is now XXX" control message should be
sufficient. That way, a start script can simply read the pid file and
forward that to init, before exiting.

I don't want init itself to mess around in the file system unless
absolutely necessary.

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