command launcher and supervisor
Runs a user-supplied command supervising its execution in
* controlling the environment
* blocking signals
* logging the output
* changing user and group permissions
* limiting resource usage
* running it chrooted
* restarting it if it fails
* logging execution statistics
* running it continuously
* turning it into a daemon
* launchtool README
Launchtool is a bit like start-stop-daemon. The differences are:
- launchtool is more featureful;
- start-stop-daemon is more tested.
Ideally, features should be ported from launchtool to start-stop-daemon.
The best way to do so, is to remove daemonisation and pidfile features from
launchtool and just turn it into an application wrapper that handles restart
policies and l
* New in version 0.8
Cleaned up autotools packaging.
* New in version 0.7
Compiles with gcc 3.2.
* New in version 0.6
Corrected the parser for syslog logging parameters.
* New in version 0.5
The algorithm for reading the child output should now be definitely correct.
* New in version 0.4
New algorithm for reading the child output: now it does not hang anymore when
reading the child o
launchtool - run a command supervising its execution.
launchtool [options] [command]
launchtool is a tool that runs a user-supplied command and
can supervise its execution in many ways, such as controlling
its environment, blocking signals, logging its output, c
launchtool (0.8-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphaned package
-- Enrico Zini <firstname.lastname@example.org>
2003-02-07 Enrico Zini <email@example.com>
Enrico Zini <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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