[Development] Deprecating the static QProcess::startDetached() overloads

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Feb 27 16:58:43 CET 2019

On Tuesday, 26 February 2019 22:59:12 PST J-P Nurmi wrote:
> Is it technically possible to start() and then detach()?

No, because the way to start changes. The detached mode requires a double fork 
and the actual detaching from the TTYs.

You can orphan / forget about the child, but it won't be detached. It may 
still get killed by SIGHUP when the parent process exits.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel System Software Products

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