[vdr] [PATCH] Use daemon(3) instead of forking manually

Matthias Schwarzott zzam at gentoo.org
Mon Oct 31 18:41:31 CET 2005


On Saturday 08 October 2005 12:02, Enrico Scholz wrote:
> Hello,
>
> the attached patch uses daemon(3) instead of forking manually. This
> executes setsid(2) (which is missing currently) and gives better FDs 0-2
> (it is a little bit unclean to use these standard fds for other things).
>
> daemon(3) is called with a set 'nochdir' flag to allow core-file
> generation in writable directories.
>
>

I tested this patch and would recommend to include it in vdr.

Matthias



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