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

On 09/07/15 02:19, Guillem Jover wrote:

>>  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?

I can say that it does: start-stop-daemon misses some functionality you
need for programs that don't daemonise and log to stdout/stderr, which
is something I needed only last week. Having said that, I think that
'daemon' does everything that 'daemonize' does and more.

Martín Ferrari (Tincho)

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