[CentOS] init script question
Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov
Fri Dec 12 16:28:17 UTC 2008
Davide Cittaro wrote:
> Ok, another one: the process I would like to start is not a daemon
> itself. If I start it with "daemon" function it remains in foreground.
> Ok, I can play with '&' but is there a init function to start in
> background a process?
You just hijacked your own thread. Better to start a new one.
The workaround I have used in this situation is a wrapper script that
redirects stdin, stdout, and stderr and backgrounds, but that is playing
with '&' indirectly. Please post if you find a more elegant solution.
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