s6
Software
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The s6-supervise program

s6-supervise monitors a long-lived process (or service), making sure it stays alive, sending notifications to registered processes when it dies, and providing an interface to control its state. s6-supervise is designed to be the last non-leaf branch of a supervision tree, the supervised process being a leaf.

Interface

     s6-supervise servicedir

Signals

s6-supervise reacts to the following signals:

Usage notes

Implementation notes