[hobbit] could not lookup DNS configuration info service: (ipc/send) invalid destination port

William Ottley wottley at cmicanada.com
Thu May 28 22:32:57 CEST 2009

Hi Rob,
I think your right about the respawning. Makes sense, that the runclient.sh
just stops after it calls up the other programs.

I do know that runclient.sh called by itself works. I'll try and spend more
time on a better formed plist.

On 28/05/09 4:14 PM, "Rob McBroom" <mailinglist0 at skurfer.com> wrote:

> On 2009-May-28, at 1:24 PM, William Ottley wrote:
>>         <key>Label</key>
>>         <string>xymon</string>
> The label should probably be something like "dk.hswn.xymon" to
> guarantee uniqueness. (That's the convention used by all the existing
> plists.)
>>         <key>Program</key>
>>         <string>/Users/xymon/client/runclient.sh</string>
> I don't know for certain, but I think launchd should be replacing the
> runclient.sh script, not calling on it. For instance, the script is
> designed to start up the Xymon client and then exit, whereas launchd
> expects the thing it started to keep running. You may have to dig into
> the script to figure out what it does on a Mac and then tell launchd
> to do that. (From just a quick scan, it looks like it needs to call
> `hobbitlaunch` with the appropriate options for your system.)
> A list of what launchd expects from the program it calls can be found
> in [the man page for `launchd.plist`][1]. I don't know enough about
> hobbitlaunch to tell you if it meets those requirements, but I'm
> pretty sure the shell script does not based on the fact that it exits.
> This might have nothing to do with the error Xymon throws, but it
> would at least explain why launchd keeps restarting the script.
> [1]: 
> http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man5/launch
> d.plist.5.html

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