[Python-ideas] Draft PEP: Standard daemon process library
jnoller at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 17:30:00 CET 2009
On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 11:23 AM, Tim Golden <mail at timgolden.me.uk> wrote:
> 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
>>>> not in the stdlib.
>>>> +1 for unix-only daemonization, -1 for making a universal unix/w32
>>> 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.
I think adding the windows services functionality distracts from the
reasonable goal of the PEP Ben is proposing.
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