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Re: Init : someone could comment this ?



James Antill <james antill redhat com> writes:

> > no; as already written, modern initsystems use non-forking daemons
> > where such checks are not needed anymore.
> > ...
> > pidfiles are ancient hacks not required by modern initsystems
> > anymore.
> 
>  That's just not true, for example:
> http://www.initng.org/browser/initng-ifiles/trunk/initfiles/daemon/exim/listener.ii

initng has code to deal with old daemons which do not have a --do-not-fork
option. E.g. they *can* look for a pidfile after some time and inject back
the pid.



Enrico


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