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Author: Hendrik Boom
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Reaping orphan processes.
On Mon, Mar 06, 2023 at 07:15:23PM +0100, aitor wrote:
> One of the drawbacks of sysvinit is that it cannot run daemons in the foreground.
> As opposed to it, daemons supervised by runit must necessarily run in the foreground,
> but often they have been designed to run in the background with sysvinit in mind.

What is the difference between 'foreground' and 'background' in this context?

-- hendrik