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Bug#727708: upstart proposed policy in Debian [and 1 more messages]

Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> Running daemons directly as children of the supervisor is not a new
> idea: inetd does it for network servers (although it gets the logging
> wrong) and Dan Bernstein's daemontools work this way too.

Oh, and I should note that I've been using daemontools since very shortly
after djb wrote it and continue using it to this day for some things, so
you definitely don't have to convince me of the merits of non-forking
daemons.  I'm in complete agreement.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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