[Openvas-devel] Preparing OpenVAS 3.0: features and timeline

Jan-Oliver Wagner Jan-Oliver.Wagner at greenbone.net
Fri Sep 11 09:36:31 CEST 2009

On Thursday 10 September 2009 14:04:42 Michael Wiegand wrote:
> * Geoff Galitz [10. Sep 2009]:
> > While I like the names, I'd like to recommend at this point that anything
> > with a "d" on the end not require the "-D" option to go into daemon mode.  A
> > trailing "d" is a defacto standard that specifies an application will
> > automatically daemonize itself.
> I agree. In fact, this is the way openvasmd (openvas-manager) already
> behaves; it backgrounds by default and requires a -f (--foreground) to
> stay in the foreground. IMHO, that is the way it should work in openvasd
> as well.

I fully subscribe to this.



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