[Python-ideas] Draft PEP: Standard daemon process library

Andrew Bennetts andrew-pythonideas at puzzling.org
Mon Jan 26 06:01:29 CET 2009

Bill Janssen wrote:
> Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> > The question will then be whether this unix-only module is generally
> > useful enough to be in the stdlib.  Many good modules are not.
> Right.  Personally, I think it's pretty easy to make a daemon on Unix.

It's pretty easy, but still fiddly enough that I'd rather use a library
than worry about the details myself.

> If this module supported both Unix and Windows, though, that would be
> interesting.

That would be lovely, but even a Unix-only module would be worthwhile,


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