On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Matthew T. O'Connor wrote:
> Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> >On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 16:08:49 +0100,
> > Martin Pitt <martin(at)piware(dot)de> wrote:
> >>A while ago we received the bug report below against pg_autovacuum.
> >>Since it runs as a daemon, it should detach from its controlling
> >>terminal by executing sth like
> >> int nullfd = open("/dev/null", O_RDWR);
> >> dup2(nullfd, 0);
> >> dup2(nullfd, 1);
> >> dup2(nullfd, 2);
> >> if (nullfd != 0 && nullfd != 1 && nullfd != 2)
> >> close(nullfd);
> >>(taken from syslog-ng which does it properly).
> >That doesn't look like a good idea. This will prevent any logging to
> >stdout or stderr.
> >If you don't want that ability you can redirect the stdin, stdout and
> >stderr yourself.
> I have stayed quiet about this since I wanted to hear what others
> thought of the above suggest fix. I took the detach code straight from
> the postmaster daemonize function. Perhaps I didn't do something right
The postmaster's seems to have a section that does a null device open,
dup2s and a close at the end of pmdaemonize in the 7.4 and 7.5 versions on
i = open(NULL_DEV, O_RDWR | PG_BINARY);
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