Opinions on SMF

Dmitrij D. Czarkoff czarkoff at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 09:24:43 PDT 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 09:42:48AM +0200, John Marino wrote:
> Service recovery.  I shouldn't have to manually restart web servers, php
> spawn, mail, etc., etc. for whatever reason. If it can be recovered
> automatically, it should happen.

Everyone would agree. The question here is: what prevents a shell script to do
the same thing? I doubt that SMF employs any magic to get the status of daemon
- most likely it detects it using the same mechanisms as a shell script could.

Dmitrij D. Czarkoff

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