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'launchtool' runs a user-supplied command that supervises the execution of an application by controlling its environment, blocking signals, logging its output, changing user and group permissions, limiting resource usage, restarting it if it fails, running it continuously, turning it into a daemon, and more.


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GPLv2Janet Casey25 November 2002

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 25 November 2002.


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