A generic module for daemonizing a process

Methods
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Class Public methods
start()

Performs the standard operations for daemonizing a process. Runs a block, if given.

# File lib/webrick/server.rb, line 46
def Daemon.start
  exit!(0) if fork
  Process::setsid
  exit!(0) if fork
  Dir::chdir("/")
  File::umask(0)
  STDIN.reopen(IO::NULL)
  STDOUT.reopen(IO::NULL, "w")
  STDERR.reopen(IO::NULL, "w")
  yield if block_given?
end