Commit be039669 authored by Lennart Poettering's avatar Lennart Poettering

man: clarify a few things

parent b1c0f1c1
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daemon. Use of this option is
recommended for services where
<varname>Type=</varname> is set to
<option>forking</option>.</para>
<option>forking</option>. systemd will
read the PID of the main process of
the daemon after start-up of the
service. systemd will not write to the
file configured here.</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
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......@@ -113,6 +113,17 @@
<para>Socket units may be used to implement on-demand
starting of services, as well as parallelized starting
of services.</para>
<para>Note that the daemon software configured for
socket activation with socket units needs to be able
to accept sockets from systemd, either via systemd's
native socket passing interface (see
<citerefentry><refentrytitle>sd_listen_fds</refentrytitle><manvolnum>3</manvolnum></citerefentry>
for details) or via the traditional
<citerefentry><refentrytitle>inetd</refentrytitle><manvolnum>8</manvolnum></citerefentry>-style
socket passing (i.e. sockets passed in via STDIN and
STDOUT, using <varname>StandardInput=socket</varname>
in the service file).</para>
</refsect1>
<refsect1>
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