process always running

Jonathan McKeown jonathan at
Thu Nov 27 06:23:39 PST 2008

On Thursday 27 November 2008 15:46:58 Dominik Meister wrote:
> Hi
> Gian Paolo Buono [Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 02:05:44PM +0100]:
> > there is a method in freebsd for  restart process whenever it terminates
> > ? I use in linux respawn in inittab...
> One possibility that comes to mind is using daemontools [0]. Should be
> in ports but there are probably easier ways to achieve this.

I've never tried it, but according to the manpage for init(8) you can get the 
same effect as a respawn entry in a sysV inittab by putting the command 
in /etc/ttys. Perhaps someone who's done it could comment?


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