keeping dccm, dccifd, and dccd running

John R Levine
Thu Mar 31 03:44:35 UTC 2005

> The obvious fix for such hassles is a shell script or one of the
> process monitoring applications that runs daemons with -b and restarts
> them if they every quit.  Such fixes have usually have problems when
> you really do want to stop the daemon.

I run all of my dcc daemons under daemontools which both restart them when
they crash (never, on my BSD/OS + qmail box) and log their output.

Since daemontools works well and is easy to drop into existing Unix
setups, I'd suggest leaving well enough alone.

John Levine,, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
Information Superhighwayman wanna-be,, Mayor
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