Joel VanderWerf wrote:
> It doesn't need to fork twice?

Apparently it doesn't need to do many of the things mentioned in
the paper I quoted, like closing all other FDs.

/me sighs and mutters about re-inventing history.

> causing dirs to get ceated as 
> world writable. Why would a daemon want that?

They wouldn't - but they don't want their behaviour to depend on
how they were launched either. They should specify a permissions
mask when they create things, or set umask themselves.