restartd - Process checker and/or restarter

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename restartd_0.2.3-1_i386.deb
Package name restartd
Package version 0.2.3
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category interface::daemon network::hiavailability network::server role::program use::monitor utils works-with::software:running
License -
Maintainer Alexandre Raymond <>
Download size 11.12 KB
Installed size 70.00 KB
Restartd is a daemon for checking running and not running
processes. It reads the /proc directory every n seconds and does
a POSIX regexp on the process names. You can execute a script or a
program if the process is or is not running.


Package Version Architecture Repository
restartd_0.2.3-1_amd64.deb 0.2.3 amd64 Debian Main
restartd - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3.4


Type URL
Binary Package restartd_0.2.3-1_i386.deb
Source Package restartd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install restartd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install restartd




2013-01-11 - Alexandre Raymond <>
restartd (0.2.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Project moved out of Debian as the scope is now broader.
* Adopting package (closes: #677775).
* [debian/control]:
- Added myself as the new maintainer.
- Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.3.
- Updated debhelper version in Build-Depends.
* [debian/source/format]:
- Moved to new format.
* [debian/init]:
- Added $remote_fs to required-start/stop, fixes lintian warning.
* [debian/watch]:
- Added pointer to github upstream.
2006-09-14 - Aurélien GÉRÔME <>
restartd (0.2.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix typos in debian/control and in manpage restartd.8.
* Add a French manpage
2006-09-14 - Aurélien GÉRÔME <>
restartd (0.2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Add a "-f" option to run restartd in foreground (Closes: #387101).
Thanks to frealek <>, but he says the patch has
been done by someone else who I do not know, so I cannot credit
that person properly.
* Update manpage restartd.8.
* Update description in debian/control accordingly with the manpage.
* Clean debian/init and make it LSB-compliant.
* Clean the code, run indent, and fix typos everywhere.
2006-07-22 - Aurélien GÉRÔME <>
restartd (0.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Adopt the package (Closes: #358514).
* Update to the latest Standards-Version.
* Throw away Debian revision number, because it is a native package.
* Add README.Debian with a note concerning system upgrades
(Closes: #191302).
2006-04-06 - Matej Vela <>
restartd (0.1.a-4) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Package is orphaned (#358514); set maintainer to Debian QA Group.
* Acknowledge NMU.  Closes: #264232, #281179, #281961, #282328.
* debian/rules: Add support for DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=noopt.
* debian/changelog: Remove obsolete Emacs local variables.
2006-03-24 - Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS) <>
restartd (0.1.a-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* NMU to fix packaging problems:
- update debhelper usage, standards-version, add force-reload to
initscript (closes: #264232);
- update FSF address in copyright;
- add license pointer to copyright (closes: #281179).
* Redirect std* to /dev/null and change cdw to '/' thanks to
"Christian G. Warden" <> for the patch
(closes: #281961, #282328).
2002-06-20 - Tibor Koleszar <>
restartd (0.1.a-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed memory leak, forgot regfree(3) after regular expression. Closes: bug#155220
2002-06-20 - Tibor Koleszar <>
restartd (0.1.a-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed typos. Closes: bug#150375
2002-06-11 - Tibor Koleszar <>
restartd (0.1.a-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release.

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