Re: use of "invoke-rc.d $PACKAGE stop || exit $?" in prerm scripts
On Tue, 23 May 2006, Michael Prokop wrote:
> Yes, for sure. But IMO it's the initscript which should make sure
> that the daemon is stopped when running the stop-rule.
Most try, to the point of doing a kill -9 if the daemon doesn't go away
easily. But if it doesn't die even with a kill -9 (say, kernel bug,
filesystem hang, or someone doing kill -STOP), or if the service *isn't* a
daemon and cannot for some reason be shut down...
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