BoF Protocol

Gerrit Pape pape at
Wed Jun 13 12:23:56 UTC 2007

Erich Schubert <erich.schubert <at>> writes:
> From the BoF docs, the plan is currently to support only the
> non-forking (i.e. foreground) approach. Some apps that don't work this
> way that I'm aware of are apache and mysql.
> (Mysql can be run in foreground though. There is just some odd
> shell-wrapper around it that tries to make sure it restarts on a
> crash... this isn't really needed with a better init system)

apache2 can be told to run in foreground with the command line option
-DNO_DETACH.  IIRC it doesn't create its own process group in this case
though, 'chpst -P apache2 -DNO_DETACH' can fix that.

apache1 has the -F option.

Regards, Gerrit.

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