watchdog service / manage services without script.

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Is there a way to get the watchdog service to monitor another process / service of my choosing, or is my only option to have a script run on a cronjob schedule?

I want to run my own SSH version and want to ensure it's kept alive.

I'm guessing the answer is no and to use JFFS script, but I wanted to check I'm not missing something obvious.


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Asuswrt-Merlin dev
The watchdog service is a custom made daemon, it doesn't rely on any config file. You will have to roll your own through a cron job and a script.

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