Re: detect service crashes

From: Mike Pomraning <>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2013 11:21:24 -0500

On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 10:15 AM, Alex Efros <> wrote:
> [....]
> As result, ./finish script always called with $1=-1 and $2=9 - both when
> service crash and when I manually run `sv t`.

If you cannot modify your app to behave sensibly, you can intercept the
system/sysadmin termination commands.

Wrap or replace sv with a shell script that logs -- or updates a file
timestamp or whatever -- and consult this log in ./finish to make your
determination about emailing. That will cover the common cases. If you
are too clever, you could instead log inside of ``service/control/t'' and

Received on Fri Sep 06 2013 - 16:21:24 UTC

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