[IPython-dev] Zmq Terminal.

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Wed May 25 11:54:08 EDT 2011

2011/5/25 Evan Patterson <epatters at enthought.com>

> Right, if you set 'independent' the kernel process will survive if the
> frontend process terminates, which usually isn't what you want.

I thought as much. I *think* the critical bit is calling os.setsid() as we
launch the kernel. If we do that as well as specifying --parent, will
ParentPollerUnix still be able to kill the kernel when the frontend dies? A
quick test suggests that it does, but I don't know much about these things.

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