Cleanup (or crazy idea): Drop forking

Achim Gratz Stromeko at
Tue Aug 28 18:09:38 UTC 2018

Hal Murray via devel writes:
> systemd has the option to support code that doesn't fork/daemonize.  Taking 
> advantage of that could clean up some of our code.

You'd need to start up as daemon using another program or possibly a
shell script if you're not using systemd.  The complexity of that will
then only be in a different place.

> Of course, this doesn't work on systems that don't have systemd.  Is there a 
> commonly used way to do this?

Simple: Don't optimize or change API / feature set for systemd.

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