Using daemon from /etc/init.d/functions

Michael L Torrie torriem at
Fri Mar 30 14:46:59 MDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 14:37 -0600, Steve wrote:

> As an interesting aside, I once decided to cheap out on a server, and
> went with one of those shared hosting for noobs deals.  I created a
> simple c++ program that that basically just piped a TCP connection
> straight to bash, did the double fork trick, then wrote a PHP script
> to allow me to launch it remotely.
> Poof instant shell access :D

A more correct solution to daemonizing an external program is here:

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