Last updated on April 10, 2023
Here is a simple trick that I used to restart my python script after unhandled exception.
#!/usr/bin/python from subprocess import Popen import sys filename = sys.argv while True: print("\nStarting " + filename) p = Popen("python " + filename, shell=True) p.wait()
It uses python to open
script.py as a new subprocess. It does so in an infinite while loop, and whenever
script.py fails, the while loop restarts
script.py as a new subprocess.
I’ll have to make the forever script executable by running
chmod +x forever. Optionally
forever script can be moved to some location in the
PATH variable, to make it available from anywhere.
Next, you can start program with:
This script will run repeatedly, until it is killed with