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

Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> writes:
> On Thu, 9 Jul 2015 19:18:50 +0200, md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) wrote:
>> On Jul 09, Martín Ferrari <tincho@tincho.org> wrote:

>>> 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

>> This looks like a job for systemd.

> How do I have that functionality on Debian/kFreeBSD?

runit, daemontools, supervisor, launchtool... reinventing this wheel is so
popular that you can find a wealth of different styles of tread.  It looks
like you maintain daemon, in fact.  :)

This is a little like uploading yet another MTA.  People are reasonably
asking "do we need *another* one?"

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

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