mary-twisted at puzzling.org
Mon Mar 7 19:05:52 EST 2005
On Mon, Mar 07, 2005, Dan wrote:
> There are lots of nice examples in the Twisted documentation on how to
> write a server but I can't seem to find anywhere that making it daemonize
> is mentioned. All the examples hold onto the terminal after reactor.run()
> is called. If I want a Twisted server to return the terminal and run as a
> daemon how would I accomplish that aside from starting it with nohup?
You'd write a .tac file and run it with "twistd -y [tac file]".
The documentation is at
http://twistedmatrix.com/documents/current/howto/application but is
terse and desperately short on examples.
Several of the examples use that setup:
At the end of the tutorial intro, the finger code is converted to a tac
The crucial step is creating the object called 'application' at the
global level -- this is what twistd seeks.
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