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Re: Re: piece of mind

Jonathan de Boyne Pollard wrote: 
        You know, or at least should know, as well as I that one can 
        centralize the code to do all of those things, and abstract them out of 
        daemons into a service manager, without that service manager being 
        process #1.  

I don’t know whether you are aware of how a UNIX system works, but you
might not have heard of how orphan processes are managed.

>From waitpid(2): 
       If a parent process terminates, then its "zombie" children (if any) are
       adopted by init(8), which automatically performs a wait to  remove  the

Said otherwise, it is not possible to write a reliable service manager
without integrating it to what happens in process #1. 

 .''`.        Josselin Mouette
: :' :
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