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Dead Easy UNIX Daemons!

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Dead Easy POSIX Daemons for Python!

import undead

def my_daemon_process():
    """ This function will be daemonized. """
    from time import sleep
    while True:


pip install undead


Name of the logger and process.

Default: __name__ of decorated callable


Path to pidfile.

Default: ~/.{}/{}.pid


Log level.

Default: "WARNING"


The name of the process (that shows up in ps etc.)

Default: None (No manipulation of process name)


import undead = "my-first-daemon"
undead.process_name = "leDeamon"

def my_daemon_process():
    """ This function will be daemonized. """
    # ...

Logging within the decorated handler

Just add log to your decorated signature, and the logger will be passed down. Log away captain!

import undead

def i_am_undead(log):
    log.warning("I'm warning you!")"Soap, 2 for $1.99")

The logfile will be created in ~/.i_am_undead



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