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[Lcdproc] Signalling in server/main.c

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  • From: joris at (Joris Robijn)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Signalling in server/main.c
  • Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2009 16:06:46 +0100

> The whole thing is only necessary because fork() happens before the
> drivers are initialized. It was after the initialization before 0.5.0.
> Does anybody of the former developers remember why fork() was moved before
> the initialization?

The server looses the priviledges on the parallel port after the fork.
That's why the drop_privs is done after the fork and after the driver


Joris Robijn <joris at>
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