need a systemd

Pete Wright pete at
Sun Aug 16 02:53:23 UTC 2020

On 8/15/20 7:47 PM, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> I'm looking for a superdaemon to start, monitor and restart (e.g. in
> case of crash) other daemons like squid, syncthing and others.
> At first I wanted to place them into /etc/ttys but then I realized that
> I need something more flexible like Linux' systemd or Solaris' SMF.
> What would you recommend for FreeBSD not as a total rc(8) replacement
> but as a tool to manage some daemons?

daemon(8) is the way to go.  it also integrates nicely with rc(8) and is 
part of the base system.


Pete Wright
pete at

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