andersen at codepoet.org
Wed Oct 30 08:29:29 UTC 2002
On Tue Oct 29, 2002 at 08:37:35PM +0100, Bjorn Andersson wrote:
> I'm having problems with the daemon-function on a 48 Mhz motorola 860.
> It seems like parent process terminates before the child process has had
> to become session leader. Am I the only one with this problem?
> If a apply following patch everything works,
That sounds pretty wierd. There should be no such race.
<sound of Erik thinking>
Can you try this patch and let me know if it helps?
--- libc/unistd/daemon.c 11 Jan 2002 13:30:41 -0000 1.6
+++ libc/unistd/daemon.c 30 Oct 2002 08:27:53 -0000
@@ -48,6 +48,11 @@
if (setsid() == -1)
+ /* Make certain we are not a session leader, or else we
+ * might reacquire a controlling terminal */
+ if (fork())
Erik B. Andersen http://codepoet-consulting.com/
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