[Python-Dev] new module proposal: daemonize

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Dec 11 18:07:14 EST 2003

> The attached module encapsulates all that is necessary to make your
> python script into a Unix daemon. It also provides a way to redirect
> your process's stdout to a log file. You call daemonize.daemonize() and
> when it returns your code is now a daemon (disconnected from a terminal
> and stdio).

This (or something like it) looks like a useful addition.

I remember writing a much more elaborate version for Zope:


(Ignore Daemon.py, which is the old Zope API for the same thing.)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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