|Original author(s)||Daniel J. Bernstein|
0.76 / July 12, 2001
|Operating system||Linux, BSD, Unix|
|License||Public domain software|
daemontools is a process supervision toolkit written by Daniel J. Bernstein as an alternative to other system initialization and process supervision tools, such as Init.
Some of the features of daemontools are:
- Easy service installation and removal
- Easy first-time service startup
- Reliable restarts
- Easy, reliable signalling
- Clean process state
Similar applications are runit, s6, and daemontools-encore.
- ^ Bernstein, Daniel (2001-07-12). "How to install daemontools". cr.yp.to. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- ^ "Tech Tip: Run services in Linux using daemontools". techrepublic.com. TechRepublic. 2004-08-12. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
- ^ Bernstein, Daniel. "Frequently asked questions from distributors". cr.yp.to. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
- ^ An overview of s6
- ^ daemontools-encore
- Official daemontools website, maintained by the author