Library to handle the details of writing daemons for UNIX


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LTS Haskell 20.23:0.5.6
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BSD-3-Clause licensed by Anton Tayanovskyy, Fred Ross
Maintained by Fred Ross <madhadron at gmail dot com>
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Module documentation for

  • System
    • System.Posix
      • System.Posix.Daemonize

Provides two functions that help writing better UNIX daemons, daemonize and serviced: daemonize does what a daemon should do (forking and closing descriptors), while serviced does that and more (syslog interface, PID file writing, start-stop-restart command line handling, dropping privileges).