[Fedora-packaging] daemons vs services

Orcan Ogetbil oget.fedora at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 21:47:29 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> 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...

Ping? Another example would be gnome-settings-daemon. Don't they need
to be killed when they are uninstalled?


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