A Gentoo initscript for running Sass as background service

sasswatch is a little Bash script for Gentoo Linux that makes it possible to run sass --watch in the background without having a console window lingering around. It takes care of an arbitrary number of projects at the same time. This is the way we employ Sass on our development servers.

There is a little documentation of sasswatch available at the GitHub repository. If you can read German, however, you may also visit the introduction at our Tollwerk blog.


As I figured out while building this website, there might be a problem with recent Gentoo distributions and sasswatch at the moment. This is due to new incompatible ruby gems being provided by Gentoo. I will try to dig into this as soon as I find some time ...