Daemon strategy

paul.hermeneutic at gmail.com paul.hermeneutic at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 11:04:31 EST 2016


On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 4:10 PM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> paul.hermeneutic at gmail.com writes:
>
>> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 11:52 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
>> > Since MS Windows lacks those facilities, ‘python-daemon’ can't use
>> > them.
>>
>> As you might imagine, I am not always able to specify which OS is
>> deployed. That does not mean that I am not responsible for getting the
>> work done. Perhaps you will tell me that what I want is not a daemon.
>
> I'm telling you none of those. What I'm telling you is MS Windows does
> not support what is needed to make a Unix daemon.
>
> You may need to re-visit the requirements and negotiate something
> different — a different deployment platform, or something which MS
> Windows can do which is less than a proper Unix daemon.

I fully understand that Windows is not a proper UNIX. It might be that
UNIX is not in each and every aspect a proper Windows.

If it is possible, I would like to create one tool to do this rather
than multiple. Is there anything in Python that would help to
accomplish this goal?


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