Example of python service running under systemd?

Ervin Hegedüs airween at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 08:06:51 CEST 2014


Hi Michael,

On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 08:03:54PM -0600, Michael Torrie wrote:
> >> What I want is to have this startup, after my board has it’s networking layer up and running (and hopefully a valid ip address by then), and to just keep running forever
> > 
> > may be you think about the fork(), eg:
> 
> No, you you don't need to do this.  Systemd can handle all of that for
> you.  Read up on the docs on creating systemd services.  Here's a little
> blog post that has some good examples, both a non-daemonizing service
> and a daemonizing service:
> 
> http://patrakov.blogspot.com/2011/01/writing-systemd-service-files.html
> 
> Any executable file can be turned into a daemon service with systemd
> (whether or not it forks itself into the background).  Thus any python
> script can easily be run from systemd.

thanks a lot, I didn't hear about that feature.


Cheers,

Ervin




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