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

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Tue Jan 27 17:23:57 CET 2009


Oleg Broytmann wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 04:06:44PM +0000, Trent Nelson wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 12:00:59PM +0300, Oleg Broytmann wrote:
>>>    Not only it's a completely different API - it requires pywin32 which is
>>> not in the stdlib.
> [skip]
>>>    +1 for unix-only daemonization, -1 for making a universal unix/w32 API.
>>     It's not hard to abstract a general service interface
> 
>    Do you propose to include pywin32 into python?

Ummm.. Python already has a slew of windows-specific code in
it. You could -- if it seemed suitable -- copy the pywin32
code with appropriate attribution, but you don't need the
whole thing. And you don't necessarily need it at all.

TJG



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