andi.clemens at gmx.net
Mon Sep 25 08:23:45 CEST 2006
what is the main difference of running a python program as a daemon or
as a cronjob?
I have written a program at work that checks all internet connections of
our failover sites and saves the results in a MySQL-database.
The whole program is made with django (a webframework) so I had to be
sure that the "checking procedure" is done every 30 minutes.
I used a cronjob for that job, but I don't know if a daemon would be
> I was wondering if it is possible to turn the current python proccess into
> a unix daemon, but not doing it like this:
> python myscript.py &
> but from code programaticaly.
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