[CentOS] making a script into a service

Mon Dec 9 13:05:01 UTC 2013
Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com>

On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 8:00 AM, Fabrizio Di Carlo
<dicarlo.fabrizio at gmail.com> wrote:
> Try to use this
> http://www.jejik.com/articles/2007/02/a_simple_unix_linux_daemon_in_python/ it
> allows you start/stop/restart the script using the following commands.
> python myscript.py start
> python myscript.py stop
> python myscript.py restart
> Source:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16420092/how-to-make-python-script-run-as-service

Yes, I've seen that question and site. I want to be able to control it
with the service command. The technique on this site makes the script
a daemon, but that does not make it controllable with service.

> On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com>wrote:
>> We have a python script that is currently run from cron. We want to
>> make it into a service so it can be controlled with service
>> start/stop/restart. Can anyone point me at site that has instructions
>> on how to do this? I've googled but haven't found anything.
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