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1/* -*-c-*-
2 *
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3 * Become a daemon, detaching from terminals
4 *
5 * (c) 2007 Straylight/Edgeware
6 */
7
d4efbcd9 8/*----- Licensing notice --------------------------------------------------*
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9 *
10 * This file is part of the mLib utilities library.
11 *
12 * mLib is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
13 * it under the terms of the GNU Library General Public License as
14 * published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
15 * License, or (at your option) any later version.
d4efbcd9 16 *
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17 * mLib is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
18 * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
19 * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
20 * GNU Library General Public License for more details.
d4efbcd9 21 *
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22 * You should have received a copy of the GNU Library General Public
23 * License along with mLib; if not, write to the Free
24 * Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston,
25 * MA 02111-1307, USA.
26 */
27
28#ifndef MLIB_DAEMONIZE_H
29#define MLIB_DAEMONIZE_H
30
31#ifdef __cplusplus
32 extern "C" {
33#endif
34
35/*----- Functions provided ------------------------------------------------*/
36
37/* --- @detachtty@ --- *
38 *
39 * Arguments: ---
40 *
41 * Returns: ---
42 *
43 * Use: Detaches from the current terminal and ensures it can never
44 * acquire a new one. Calls @fork@.
45 */
46
47extern void detachtty(void);
48
49/* --- @daemonize@ --- *
50 *
51 * Arguments: ---
52 *
53 * Returns: Zero if OK, nonzero on failure.
54 *
55 * Use: Becomes a daemon.
56 */
57
58extern int daemonize(void);
59
60/*----- That's all, folks -------------------------------------------------*/
61
62#ifdef __cplusplus
63 }
64#endif
65
66#endif