forever

A simple CLI tool for ensuring that a given script runs continuously (i.e. forever) (by foreversd)

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  • No Answers on Google
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/nodered | 9 Aug 2021
    Also, if you want node red to run on startup, you can use PM2 or forever to make that happen.
  • Open Source Accountability
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 27 May 2021
    Any advice when open source maintainers neglect popular projects.

    The point here is that we depend on open source and as a result need maintenance. I can see how some of you would say switch to pm2 or something newer, but it would be a lot simpler for us just to get our SCA scan passing.

    https://github.com/foreversd/forever/issues/1106

    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 27 May 2021
    There is no accountability. From the license (MIT) https://github.com/foreversd/forever/blob/master/LICENSE#L13...

    > THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, [...]

    You can fork it, if you wish. You can maintain a public fork and even accept patches from the community, or not accept patches, or only maintain a private fork and not share it with anyone.

    Also, it looks like it's in a semi-zombie state. They even encourage to use other programs:

    > A simple CLI tool for ensuring that a given script runs continuously (i.e. forever). Note that this project currently fully depends on the community for implementing fixes and new features. For new installations we encourage you to use pm2 or nodemon

  • Set wallpaper without command prompt console popping up?
    5 projects | reddit.com/r/node | 1 Apr 2021
    This is great but, I'd rather not have a console left open 24/7, so I decided to use the forever package to run my script in the background:
  • New to Web Development and Lost with Hosting
    1 project | reddit.com/r/webdev | 4 Feb 2021
    To use at the same time multiple NodeJS servers you can use forever. I think you can do it without forever, using the normal NodeJS console, but I wasn't able to.

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