Running a program as a service

Nicholas Leippe nick at
Mon Jan 8 13:46:42 MST 2007

On Monday 08 January 2007 12:38, Chris Carey wrote:
> What is the best way to get an application to be persistent, and
> auto-restart in case the process barfs?
> I recall some sort of "service' wrapper application to run this under
> but I haven't used this before.

You can use init (man inittab), djb's daemontools, or whatever rc template (if 
any) ships with your distro.

Or write your own shell wrapper. (man wait)

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