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Re: How to properly daemonize?

On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 04:12:55PM +0200, Edgar Fu? wrote:
> I know about daemon(3). I'm aware this question is not NetBSD-specific. 
> However, I want to be able to write portable code. Plus there's so much 
> nonsense around on the subject that I want to make sure I'm understanding 
> things correctly in the end.
> Steps to daemonize:

The list in _Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment_ is close to
yours but catches a few other details - like setting the umask to 0.  There
is a (hopefully authorized) copy of the book at - see the beginning of
chapter 13, section 13.3.


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