fork() after pthread_mutex_init()

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Fri May 3 16:27:06 CEST 2013

On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 04:04:42PM +0200, Edgar Fuß wrote:
> Also, moving the configuration reading block after the daemonizing block
> seems to work, but I'm afraid there was a good reason for reading the
> configuration before doing the fork.

This is usually done so that config file read/parse errors can be
spat out to the user before stderr is closed. I would guess it's
the same here.


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