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Re: How to pass arguments to a daemon

by rovf (Priest)
on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:48 UTC ( #977297=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to How to pass arguments to a daemon

In addition to what moritz said: A common way to pass data to a daemon is to use a config file. If you need to update the file while the daemon is running, a common practice is to send the daemon a SIGHUP. From the Perl side, this can be trapped by

$SIG{HUP}=sub { .... };

Ronald Fischer <>

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