Let My Terminal Go
ivoras at fer.hr
Tue Oct 11 13:42:36 CEST 2005
Mike Meyer wrote:
> The easy way to do all these things - from C, anyway - is with
> daemon(3). That isn't wrapped as part of the Python library. The
> easiest way to solve your problem may be write a wrapper for that
> call. If daemon exists on enough systems, submitting your wrapper as a
> patch to the os modulee would be appropriate.
I think the deamon() library call only exists on the BSDs. Anyway, there
it is implemented with a fork() call and some additional code to close
std descriptors, so there's no practical difference between calling
deamon() and fork() by yourself...
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