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Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 00:38:23 +0200
From: Christian Neukirchen <>
Subject: Re: Re: Vision for new platform

Rich Felker <> writes:

> A much better approach for systems that need automatic
> stopping and starting of daemons would be to have a tiny
> daemon-supervisor process to handle it; small systems with a very
> "hands-on" admin not wanting to automate this could then skip the
> supervisor daemon and start/stop manually.

This is exactly what daemontools and variants do, with minimal code:

Christian Neukirchen  <>

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