[Fedora-packaging] daemons vs services

Orcan Ogetbil oget.fedora at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 18:21:26 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 9:45 AM, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>>>>>> "OO" == Orcan Ogetbil writes:
> OO> Services need to be stopped before uninstallation of the
> OO> corresponding package. How about daemons?
> What's the difference?  If it starts with an initscript, I'd expect that
> the terms "service" and "daemon" are  interchangeable.

By daemons, I meant more in the lines of those programs that run in
the background, but do not put an initscript in /etc.
Userspace daemons for instance. e.g. jack, pulseaudio type daemons...


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