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Re: /var/run/directory/



Russell Coker wrote:
> 
> I bet that almost no-one can name both pid files for Sendmail from memory.  If
> they were in /var/run/sendmail there would be no doubt.

Maybe this is a dumb question, but what's the point of pid files,
anyway?  Are they used by anything other than the init.d scripts?
Why not just use /sbin/pidof instead?

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