This is small proof of concept of a component to restart
Installing / Deploying
See examples in deploy directory for how to add the podkicker sidecar to any pod, and the service account needed.
The code only works running inside a pod in Kubernetes
Details of any configuration files, environmental variables, command line parameters, etc.
|Setting / Variable||Purpose||Default|
|PODKICKER_WATCH||What file or directory to watch for changes, when a directory is added all files and sub-directories under it are watched recursively. Required||None|
|PODKICKER_TARGET_NAME||The name of the Kubernetes deployment or stateful set to be restarted. Typically this is the same one as the sidecar is running under. Required||None|
|PODKICKER_TARGET_TYPE||Either “deployment” or “statefulset”||“deployment”|
A brief description of the top-level directories of this project is as follows:
/build - Build configuration e.g. Dockerfiles /deploy - Deployment and infrastructure as code, inc Kubernetes /cmd - Source code
All file operations will trigger the restart, there is no filter yet
This project uses the MIT software license. See full license file