[CentOS] Startup script issues

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 16:45:07 UTC 2009

Robert Bielik wrote:
> Brian Mathis skrev:
>> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 8:02 AM, Robert Bielik <robert.bielik at xponaut.se> wrote:
>>> I'm converting Ubuntu startup scripts to work on CentOS (5.3), and I'm having trouble finding out how
>>> to start a daemon in a certain directory? For Ubuntu, start-stop-daemon has the option -d to set the
>>> working directory.
>>> TIA
>>> /Rob
>> You could "cd" there in the script before starting it.
> Wouldn't that just involve the session which starts the daemon, but not the daemon session itself? Or does
> "daemon" startup the child session within the same working directory ?

Child processes inherit pretty much everything from their parent at the 
time of the fork(), including the working directory.  If they want to 
change, they have to do it afterwards.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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