t.r.procmon : module documentation

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ProcessMonitor: run processes, monitor progress, and restart when they die.

The ProcessMonitor will not attempt to restart a process that appears to die instantly -- with each "instant" death (less than 1 second, by default), it will delay approximately twice as long before restarting it. A successful run will reset the counter.

The primary interface is "addProcess" and "removeProcess". When the service is active (that is, when the application it is attached to is running), adding a process automatically starts it.

Each process has a name (a string). This string must uniquely identify the process. In particular, attempting to add two processes with the same name will result in a key error.

The arguments to addProcess are:

Note that args are passed to the system call, not to the shell. If running the shell is desired, the common idiom is to use .addProcess("name", ['/bin/sh', '-c', shell_script])

removeProcess takes just the name argument. If the process is started, it kills it, and will never restart it.

The "restartAll" method restarts all processes. This is useful for 3rd parties management services to allow a user to restart servers because of an outside circumstances change -- for example, a new version of a library which is installed.

The following attributes on the monitor can be set to configure behaviour
Class DummyTransport Undocumented
Class LineLogger Undocumented
Class LoggingProtocol Undocumented
Class ProcessMonitor Undocumented
Function main Undocumented
def main(): (source)
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