Daemon strategy

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 02:16:40 EST 2016


On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 4:10 PM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> Sorry to learn that. The PyPI metadata for ‘python-daemon’
> <URL:https://pypi.python.org/pypi/python-daemon/> explicitly declares
> the supported OS limited to “Operating System :: POSIX”, which MS
> Windows is not compatible with.

Depends on the version: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Services_for_UNIX

Unfortunately that's no longer available for modern Windows. But it's
not the only option either:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/POSIX#POSIX_for_Windows

> If ‘pip’ does not honour that field and inform you of the
> incompatibility, you may want to report a bug to the ‘pip’ developers.

Linux and FreeBSD are also not POSIX-certified, even though they
mostly comply. Should pip warn about those also?


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