python-daemon and PID files

Ian Pilcher arequipeno at
Sun Mar 5 07:12:01 EST 2017

On 03/04/2017 11:14 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> Why do you need a pidfile? When I get systemd to start a process, I
> just have it not fork. Much easier. Forget about python-daemon - just
> run your script in the simple and straight-forward way.

Because forking daemons was good enough for my grandpappy, and it ought
to be good enough you young whippersnappers today.

In other words ... facepalm.


Ian Pilcher                                         arequipeno at
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