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Re: How Unix manages processes in userland

On Sun, Dec 08, 2013 at 01:54:21AM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
 > } Heh - you know, you are close to describing the Solaris SMF (service
 > } management facility)...
 >      If we're serious about service management, then something like
 > that, or a similar facility from another OS is most likely what we
 > need.  Using something that already exists, if a suitable one can
 > be found, would probably be a good thing.
 >      In the above, I didn't even get into the issue of dependencies.
 >   [...]
 >      Doing service management properly can quickly get quite complex,
 > which is a good reason to use something that already exists [...]

Given the infrastructure we already have (for dependencies and other
things), trying to splice in third party code is not a good idea.

David A. Holland

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