[Twisted-Python] Watching over a Twisted daemon

Tommi Virtanen tv at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Aug 12 17:15:34 EDT 2003

On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 07:47:10PM +0200, Nicola Larosa wrote:
> This unfortunately introduces a single point of failure, because if the
> Twisted process goes down, it not only does not monitors the daemons
> anymore, but effectively takes them down with it.

	You really can't control a more-reliable system with a
	less-reliable system. The procmon process is meant to
	be simple enough to not die in vain.

	And monitoring daemons without being able to receive
	their SIGCHLDs is both race-prone and requires polling.
	Not nice.

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