How do I restart an application?

Valentin V. Bartenev vbart at
Mon Mar 4 13:11:55 UTC 2019

On Monday 04 March 2019 12:34:52 Александр Поволоцкий wrote:
> Hello
> Do I have any way to restart specific application in unit? Or I have to 
> restart unitd at all? I think some command like 'apachectl graceful' 
> should exist/

Currently the best way to restart an application is something like this:

  curl -X PUT -d "{\"gen\":\"$RANDOM\"}" \
       --unix-socket /var/run/control.unit.sock \

The more straightforward API is planned, for example:

  curl --unix-socket /var/run/control.unit.sock \

  wbr, Valentin V. Bartenev

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