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Re: [Fedora-packaging] daemons vs services



On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 9:45 AM, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>>>>>>> "OO" == Orcan Ogetbil writes:
>>
>> OO> Services need to be stopped before uninstallation of the
>> OO> corresponding package. How about daemons?
>>
>> What's the difference?  If it starts with an initscript, I'd expect that
>> the terms "service" and "daemon" are  interchangeable.
>>
>
> By daemons, I meant more in the lines of those programs that run in
> the background, but do not put an initscript in /etc.
> Userspace daemons for instance. e.g. jack, pulseaudio type daemons...
>

Ping? Another example would be gnome-settings-daemon. Don't they need
to be killed when they are uninstalled?

Orcan


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