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From: Alexis <>
To: Scott Colby <>
Subject: Re: Supervision on the BSD's
Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2022 17:57:17 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8735im1y5q.fsf@ada> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

"Scott Colby" <> writes:

> I started looking at how to configure daemons/services on 
> OpenBSD
> and FreeBSD and am a little surprised at what I found. As far as 
> I
> can tell, OpenBSD's rc assumes that services will background
> themselves and does no supervision at all. It seems like 
> FreeBSD's
> daemon(8) has some supervision capabilities with the -r flag, 
> but
> it is unclear to me how widely used that is.
> Given the apparently poor state of supervision, I'm considering
> using s6 when I configure this system.

i run two OpenBSD servers, one of which i'd be happy to do some 
s6-related tinkering on, so i'm following this discussion with 
interest. :-)


  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-09  8:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-09  5:38 Scott Colby
2022-04-09  7:57 ` Alexis [this message]
2022-04-09 11:36 ` Ramarro Marrone
2022-04-10 18:56   ` Oliver Schad
2022-04-09 13:43 ` Laurent Bercot
2022-04-11 17:18 ` J. Lewis Muir

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