[ale] Looking for software to keep processes running.

Chris Fowler cfowler at outpostsentinel.com
Thu Feb 5 10:59:19 EST 2004

while (1) {
  switch((pid = fork())) {
    case -1:
    case 0:
        execl("/bin/program", "/bin/program", 0);
      waitpid(pid, NULL, 0);

All program must be ran in the foreground and not become a daemon. 

On Thu, 2004-02-05 at 10:42, Jim Lynch wrote:
> I've got a number of scripts that start processes that run in user space 
> that I'd like to keep running.  (RH 7.2).  Is there a utility that would 
> help me?  I know I can write a script that would do a ps periodically and 
> make sure the process was still running and if not start it up, but I was 
> just curious if there was a utility that would automate that process. I 
> googled for something, but didn't see anything promising, except a 
> reference to Big Brother.
> THanks,
> Jim.
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