Re: I'm not a huge fan of systemd
On Tue, 8 Jul 2014 17:57:51 -0400
Tom H <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 4:14 PM, Steve Litt
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:03:31 +0200
> > firstname.lastname@example.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.
In other words, it's going to bust my program, right?
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