Re: Bug#244908: is it OK for invoke-rc.d stop not to stop?
On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 08:01:11PM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
> Herbert Xu wrote:
> | I'm just arguing that the --name test is useless in this case as a
> | replacement for --exec.
> I think you're overstating it a bit there. While a pid file and
> --name doesn't /guarantee/ that the wrong process will never be
> killed, it does make it significantly less likely than a pid alone,
I don't consider it overstating. We shouldn't accept such an inaccuracy
if we can do better.