[Box Backup] Start on boot on Mac OSX

Ben Summers boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Tue Nov 21 08:44:09 GMT 2006

On 20 Nov 2006, at 21:01, Remco Poelstra wrote:

> Hi,
> I've manged to get bbackupd running on my Mac. I was wondering:  
> what is the best way to start bbackupd on boot?

Use launchd -- works well. An example plist file below. I have it in  
~/Library/LaunchAgents to start it when I log in. Modify accordingly  
to work as a boot launch item.

Note the SINGLEPROCESS argument. This allows launchd to manage it  
properly, since such processes should not fork and daemonise.


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http:// 
<plist version="1.0">

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