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'''launchd''' is the background process used to manage daemons running on the device. It is commanded using launchctl.
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'''launchd''' is the background process used to manage daemons running on the device. It is commanded using launchctl. The source code used to be available, but with OS X 10.10/iOS 8.0 has been moved into the closed source libxpc, and has undergone significant changes (e.g. single process rather than per-user launchd, and improved XPC functionality).
   
 
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Latest revision as of 14:04, 22 January 2015

launchd is the background process used to manage daemons running on the device. It is commanded using launchctl. The source code used to be available, but with OS X 10.10/iOS 8.0 has been moved into the closed source libxpc, and has undergone significant changes (e.g. single process rather than per-user launchd, and improved XPC functionality).

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