Software Watchdog?

David Landgren david at
Tue Apr 1 01:13:00 PST 2003

Lasse Laursen wrote:
> Hi,
> Are there any apps. like 'watchdog' -
> - for FreeBSD?
> I have been searching the ports tree and freshmeat but was unable to locate
> anything usefull.

What are you trying to do? Dan Bernstein's daemontools will look after 
any number of daemons and make sure that they keep running correctly.

You have to buy into djb's mindset though. Some people hate the way it 
creates directories in / by default. More info can be found at


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