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Re: I'm not a huge fan of systemd

On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 4:14 PM, Steve Litt <slitt@troubleshooters.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:03:31 +0200
> berenger.morel@neutralite.org wrote:
>> I forgot that systemd is able to "spy" processes it starts, IIRC, to
>> avoid tricks like the double fork, which means a better control on
>> zombie processes. Don't know much about that, though.
> Dam, dude, doublefork is how my Umenu hierarchical menu works. If that
> breaks, a program I've used since 1998 goes down the toilet.
> Let me ask you this: If doublefork is banned, how does one keep working
> with the child program when the parent is terminated, without using
> that stupid nohup command that continually grows its own, huge and
> insecure nohup.out files, in whatever its current directory happens to
> be?
> I certainly hope that systemd isn't cancelling a design pattern used
> since the dawn of time.

You can use "Type=forking" in a service file.

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