python-daemon and PID files

Ian Pilcher arequipeno at gmail.com
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.

Thanks!

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