daemonize — Daemonize Current Process (Unix only)#

Module to daemonize the current process on Unix.

daemonize.daemonize(close_fd=True, chdir=True, redirect_std=None)[source]#

Daemonize the current process.

Only works on POSIX compatible operating systems. The process will fork to the background and return control to terminal.

  • close_fd (bool) – Close the standard streams and replace them by /dev/null

  • chdir (bool) – Change the current working directory to /

  • redirect_std (str | None) – Filename to redirect stdout and stdin to

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