catch exit status of daemon

nick xerofoify at
Tue Jan 6 10:35:33 EST 2015

There are two ways to do this either use the signals API or IPC(inter-process communication)
libraries. I don't known the functions off the top of my head but this can get you started.

On 2015-01-06 10:22 AM, Yash Jain wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have one dumb question,
> I wanted to write a process which monitors the exit status of the daemon,
> The Main process would fork a service, which would internally fork a child
> and , exit from the process. If main process wants to query the status of
> the daemon, how it can be achived.
> For ex :
> Process A would call a syslog service, which would internally fork a child,
> daemon it and exit, so if process A wants to wait for the syslog process,
> is it possible.
> Thanks in advance
> Regards,
> Yash.
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