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Re: Esound and x11amp

On Fri, Jun 04, 1999 at 03:22:50PM +1200, Decklin Foster wrote:
> > Not all daemons are started that way.  fetchmail has a daemon mode.
> > It isn't started that way.  Don't let you impression of a name decide
> > what a program should do.
> I think it would be nice if you could have the option of running
> fetchmail that way; I had to create my own start-stop-daemon wrapper
> script (well, tweak an existing script really) because I prefer to run
> fetchmail this way. But many people of course don't, and I'm not
> really sure what the best way to offer the option to people who
> install the package is.

One possible way would be to add such a simple "start-stop-daemon wrapper
script" to the examples directory. The most convenient way would probably
be some kind of configuration time question in what mode fetchmail should
be run - well at least most convenient for the people who do want to use
the daemon mode ...


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