On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 2:11 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 10:43 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
>>> If --quiet is set, we should not be printing anyway. If not, I thinkg
>>> we could only print "auto packing in background.." when we actually
>>> can do that, else just print the old message. It means an #ifdef
>>> NO_POSIX_GOODIES here again though..
>> Didn't you change it not to die but return nosys or something?
> Ah, the problem is that it is too late to take back "... will do so in
> the background" when you noticed that daemonize() did not succeed, so
> you would need a way to see if we can daemonize() before actually
> doing so if you want to give different messages.
> "int can_daemonize(void)" could be an answer that is nicer than
> NO_POSIX_GOODIES, but I am not sure if it is worth it.

Or we could pass the "quiet" flag to daemonize() and let it print
something in the #ifdef NO_POSIX_GOODIES part.
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