On Thu, 29 Nov 2018 07:19:17 -0800 (PST), Brian Adkins
<lojicdot...@gmail.com> wrote:

>Just out of curiosity, why do you feel using daemon(3) is not a great idea? 
>I'm not disagreeing, just curious about your reasons.
>
>On Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:54:42 AM UTC-5, Tony Garnock-Jones 
>wrote:
>>
>> IMO using daemon(3) is not a great idea. Instead, I like to use djb's 
>> daemontools https://cr.yp.to/daemontools.html to supervise my processes. 
>> For example, see the `README` and the `run` script in 
>> https://github.com/tonyg/racket-reloadable-example.
>>
>> Tony

daemon(3) is not guaranteed to keep background processes running after
the the user logs off.

If you need the process to keep running - or to start automatically at
boot - you really need to use a systemd [preferably] or init script.
Unfortunately either of these options require root access - which can
be a problem with some cloud VMs.

George

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