I've attached of a local modification to player that might be useful to others.
I'm going to be running multirobot experiments using the python fabric library
to control experiment trials, and I needed the ability for player to detach
itself from its shell.
This patch gives the player server the ability to become a standard unix
daemon if it's passed the -s command line argument.
I've done some rudimentary testing to ensure that clients can still connect to
the server in daemon mode, etc.
Is there anything about this code that needs to be changed to be included in
the player mainline?
The patch itself was generated using the git format-patch command. If another
format is preferred, just let me know.
Distributed AI Robotics Laboratory
Texas A&M University