Re: Supervision on the BSD's

From: Alexis <>
Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2022 17:57:17 +1000

"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. :-)

Received on Sat Apr 09 2022 - 09:57:17 CEST

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