Bug 245114 - dns/unbound: use daemon(8) to recover from crashes
Summary: dns/unbound: use daemon(8) to recover from crashes
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
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Assignee: freebsd-ports-bugs mailing list
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Reported: 2020-03-27 20:00 UTC by C
Modified: 2020-05-19 18:53 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description C 2020-03-27 20:00:11 UTC
Hi,

other rc scripts for services use daemon(8) with "-r" to recover from daemon crashes automatically without requiring admin intervention.

Today our unbound resolver (v1.10) crashed but since unbound does not make use of daemon it stayed down until we started it manually - which is worse than it could be.

Please add daemon to unbound's rc script to recover from crashes automatically.

for an example on how to use daemon:
https://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/dns/dnsdist/files/dnsdist.in?view=markup