[TUHS] Initial uses of the '-d' convention for daemons?

Alexis flexibeast at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 14:10:26 AEST 2023

Hi all,

Firstly, thanks to Warren for adding me to the list!

The 6th Edition manual refers to 'cron', not 'crond' (even though 
cron was indeed referred to as a 'daemon'). By 4.2BSD, however, we 
have things like 'telnetd' and 'tftpd'.

Does anyone have any pointers as to when and where the '-d' 
convention started to be used?

Thanks in anticipation,


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