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Re: How Unix manages processes in userland
On Dec 8, 9:03pm, David Holland wrote:
} 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.
What infrastructure? We don't do service management. Our
rc.d startup code does not count as service management.
}-- End of excerpt from David Holland
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