[lsb-discuss] gLSB: sysinit: clearify algorithm for determining status of programs

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Wed Sep 3 14:19:10 PDT 2003


Tobias Burnus (tobias.burnus at physik.fu-berlin.de) said: 
> If there is no pidfile no further checks shall be done.
...
> If a script really has no pidfile then it can use pidof (part of LSB) or
> pkill/pgrep (not part of LSB).

Maybe I missed part of your discussion, but how do you
programmatically determine this case; do you just specifying
this when calling pidofproc?

Bill




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