X2Go Bug report logs - #484
Daemonize with systemd needs detach_process=True

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Package: x2gobroker; Maintainer for x2gobroker is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2gobroker is src:x2gobroker.

Reported by: Bengt Giger <bengt.giger@id.ethz.ch>

Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:05:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: pending

Found in version 0.0.3

Fixed in version

Done: X2Go Release Manager <git-admin@x2go.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Package: x2gobroker
version: 0.0.3

When starting x2gobroker-daemon (and x2gobroker-authservice)
with systemd, the process will not fork. The command

  systemctl start x2gobroker-daemon

will start the daemon but not return to the prompt.

This is caused by the way DaemonContext() handles the
parameter detach_process:

"If unspecified (None) during initialisation of the instance,
this will be set to True by default, and False only if
detaching the process is determined to be redundant; for
example, in the case when the process was started by init,
by initd, or by inetd."

But systemd is not recognized, so detach_process defaults
to False. It has to be explicitely set to True.

I tested the behaviour on Fedora 20, and the daemons both
detach after this change.


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