Re: Service watchdog

From: Ellenor Bjornsdottir <>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 07:24:38 +0000

Is this some genre of continuous readiness notification, or so?

On 19 October 2021 07:20:41 UTC, Petr Malat <> wrote:
>I'm using the busybox implementation of runit to manage services and I
>miss some kind of a watchdog in runsv. I though about extending
>supervise/control pipe by a status command which would allow to publish
>a status, for example 's Running'. Runsv would then append a monotonic
>timestamp when it was received and the passed string to its argv[0]
>making it visible in the process listing. This could be used by "check"
>to check the service is up and also by watchdog to see it made some
>progress since the last run.
>Any opinions on that?
> Petr

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