[arch-general] Forking daemons and systemd

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Mon Nov 5 16:54:59 EST 2012

On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 10:48 PM, Kyle <kyle at gmx.ca> wrote:
> a. espeakup is not a dependency of any other service, as it only provides
> speech feedback for blind users at boot time, and
> b. the daemon supports a pidfile, which I included in the service unit.
> I can test this on my local unit file, or I can pull the edited version from
> testing to be sure it works correctly in most if not all cases.

I think in this case it makes sense to use Type=forking (especially as
there is a PIDFile, so this will likely work well). I can imagine
wanting to start something only after espeakup is up, even if that is
not the case at the moment.


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