persistent process supervision



Daniel J. Bernstein's daemontools package provides the original model for service supervision.


Although the perp project is too young to have any of its own third-party documentation available, these links may be useful for understanding some of the concepts and motives behind service supervision.

programming libraries

The perp package incorporates libasagna, a cheesy, crusty, high-cholesterol general-purpose programming library. It traces its origins to the public-domain library elements of djb's daemontools package, and then just got weird. Other djb-related programming libraries are listed below.


Other stuff stuck here for reference and reading pleasure.