[lsb-discuss] Patch: Init scripts PID format
tobias.burnus at physik.fu-berlin.de
Tue Jul 8 11:26:20 PDT 2003
this patch should make Mark Hatle happier and should solve this issue:
[ 765901 ] PID format not defined (PID file + pidofproc)
Mark Hatle wrote:
>>Specifies that /var/run/basename.pid shall be used. But I don't see a
>>format to this specified anywhere. I am assuming that the format is
>>single line, with whitespace seperating pids, such as: "X Y Z" (where
>>X,Y and Z are 3 pids that basename occupies.)
I think the wording should be ok, but it can be made more precise: (-;
- Internal Field Separator (PID separator): Space
- Single Line, determinated by a "\n"
- The PID should output non-binary in decimal representation
(what else ;-): printf "%d" $PID
- pidofproc should output "" if no PID could be found.
but the wording in the patch should be sufficient.
PS: This patch contains again the spellfix patch:
It shall return 0 if the program is
-the process is running and not 0 otherwise.
+running and not 0 otherwise.
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