Kyle Schmitt wrote:
> Ahh ok.  It's been so long since I've written a classic daemon in C,
> that when I saw a post using Process.detach I thought, wow, ruby
> really _does_ make everything so easy ;)
> 
> I'll go read, and go the classic route.

I googled up this paper, and when I pasted it here I realised I'd
found my own copy! ha! <http://cjh.polyplex.org/software/daemon.pdf>

This is Dave Lennerts classic paper on how to do it properly. It's
easy to forget things.