Re: supervise multiple workers

From: Alexander Zubkov <>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 02:12:56 +0300

Prefork is not exactly the same I think. In this architecture program
ends after finishing task. And it also commonly includes many other
stuff like passing of "tasks" to workers. So googling it gives many
irrelevant links for me.
Now I'm interested just in something that is supervising not one
process, but N similar (started with the same command) processes.

On 28.09.2015 01:55, Laurent Bercot wrote:
> On 28/09/2015 00:40, Alexander Zubkov wrote:
>> is I need a tool, to which I will pass number of workers I need and
>> program, then it will spawn given number of identical programs and
>> will keep them alive? I tried to google something, but may be I used
>> bad keywords?
> I think "preforking server" is the keyword you want.
> s6-networking doesn't do preforking. It's hard to do without support
> from the program itself, because you need a minimal API to declare a
> new connection assignment, an EOT, etc. I'm not sure whether a generic
> preforking tool exists.
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