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daemonizer is a tool that starts a process while detaching it from the terminal. It makes the given process an orphan, closes all files descriptors, and reopens standard input and output to a log file. This allows you to run any program as a daemon.

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  •  20 Apr 2008 21:20

    Release Notes: This release adds a -p/--pid command line option to specify where to write the PID of the daemon.

    •  20 Apr 2008 15:14

      Release Notes: The environment variables are now safely cleared before executing the deamon (--keep-environment can be used to override the default behavior). A bug that caused the daemon to be executed before being adopted by init was fixed.

      •  20 Apr 2008 07:19

        No changes have been submitted for this release.


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