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From "Mladen Turk (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Resolved] (DAEMON-264) Change current working directory to / when daemonising
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:05:58 GMT

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Mladen Turk resolved DAEMON-264.
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       Resolution: Fixed
    Fix Version/s: 1.0.11

Added -cwd parameter which defaults to "/".
So chdir is always executed.
                
> Change current working directory to / when daemonising
> ------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DAEMON-264
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DAEMON-264
>             Project: Commons Daemon
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Jsvc
>    Affects Versions: 1.0.10
>         Environment: Linux
>            Reporter: David North
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 1.0.11
>
>
> It's good practice for daemons to change their current working directory to / as this
ensures they don't prevent file systems being mounted/unmounted by having a cwd wherever their
controlling terminal was when it spawned them.
> It would be great if jsvc could chdir to / when detatching from its controlling terminal.

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