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

Tobias Burnus tobias.burnus at physik.fu-berlin.de
Wed Sep 3 14:52:09 PDT 2003


Hello,

On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 05:46:08PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> >       pidof -o $$ -o $PPID -o %PPID /opt/foo/sbin/mydaemon
> I don't like that as much because it implies duplicating that code
> in all the non-pidfile using scripts, but that's not a huge deal.

Hmm, how may scripts are affected? Given that my case with starting the
same daemon twice is really rare, we can leave the status quo, remove the
"(and should not)" and add a note stating that the behaviour in such a
case is undefined.

Tobias




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