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A reliable way to run programs

Project Description


A more reliable way to run programs.


* Restarts your process when it dies.
* Doesn't tightloop if your process immediately dies again.
* Captures stdout and stderr from your process and logs them with
* Can be run in the background as a daemon[2]_.
* Gracefully move between different stoic processses, waiting for the previous
process to stop and release any ports before starting the next[3]_.
* Notifies by email[4]_, IRC[5]_ or HTTP[6]_ when the process restarts.

.. [1] Timestamps in log files not implemented yet.
.. [2] Daemonising not implemented yet.
.. [3] Graceful restarts not implemented yet.
.. [4] Email notifications not implemented yet.
.. [5] IRC notifications not implemented yet.
.. [6] HTTP notifications not implemented yet.


.. code:: sh

# Run a command
stoic -- myprogram myarguments

# Run a process in the background.
stoic --daemon --log-file=stoic.log --socket=stoic.control -- myprogram

# Replace a running process
stoic --replace --log-file=stoic.log --socket=stoic.control -- myprogram


.. code:: sh

pip install stoic

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