Clarification on upstart-0.5 and dbus usage

Garrett Cooper yanegomi at
Wed Jun 18 23:21:48 BST 2008

On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Scott James Remnant <scott at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-06-18 at 15:06 -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:
>> Or perhaps this point of view is different from what my group is looking
>> for (if a process tanks, restart it), which isn't supported out of the
>> box in the original sysv / BSD style of obtaining status.
> Upstart provides such respawning out of the box, though for the simplest
> case of the process terminating unexpectedly.
> If you wanted to do more complex things, such as integration with monit
> or similar, then you would need to speak D-Bus to Upstart, yes.
> Scott

Would the definition of "simple case" be a straight up SIGCHLD?

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