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SUPYBOT-BOTCHK(1) General Commands Manual SUPYBOT-BOTCHK(1)


supybot-botchk - A script to start Supybot if it's not already running.


supybot-botchk [options]


supybot-botchk is a script that will start Supybot if it detects that one is not currently running. This can be useful for scheduling supybot(1) to run via cron(8).


Show summary of options.
Use verbose output when running the script.
Determines which directory the bot be started in.
Specifies the name of the pidfile to look for. This should be relative to the given botdir.
Specifies the location of supybot(1). If this is not given, it is assumed that supybot(1) is in the user's $PATH.
Specifies the path to the bot's configuration file. This will be used when (re)starting the bot.


python(1), supybot(1), supybot-test(1), supybot-wizard(1), supybot-adduser(1), supybot-plugin-doc(1), supybot-plugin-create(1)


This manual page was originally written by James McCoy <vega dot james at gmail dot com>. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the Supybot license, a BSD-style license.

APRIL 2005