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Re: How Unix manages processes in userland

> There is no reason that management of daemons, or for that mater,
> logins on ttys, needs to be done by process 1.   [...more on daemon
> process management...]

What kre said.

> All that might be needed is to make sure that any daemon processes
> that might wan to be run have some kind of "don't fork" option.  Most
> do, to ease debugging, but I think, not quite all of them.

Some of the ones that do have that option also have it do something
else, suitable for debugging but undesirable here, such as force
logging to stdout.  I really think all the daemons need at least a
look-in for this....

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