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Re: Bug#791857: ITP: daemonize -- tool to run a command as a daemon


On Wed, 2015-07-08 at 16:45:12 -0400, Sandro Tosi wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Sandro Tosi <morph@debian.org>
> * Package name    : daemonize
>   Version         : 1.7.6
>   Upstream Author : Brian Clapper, bmc@clapper.org
> * URL             : http://software.clapper.org/daemonize/
> * License         : BSD
>   Programming Lang: C
>   Description     : tool to run a command as a daemon

>  Most programs that are designed to be run as daemons do that work for
>  themselves. However, you’ll occasionally run across one that does not. When
>  you must run a daemon program that does not properly make itself into a true
>  Unix daemon, you can use daemonize to force it to run as a true daemon.

Does this have any advantage over start-stop-daemon?


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