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Re: LSB-ize daemon without pidfile handling

* Petter Reinholdtsen [Fri, 09 Nov 2007 22:00:42 +0100]:

> It is not obvious for me.  Can you explain why it should be obvious
> that you do not plan to patch the daemon to write its own pid file?
> For me, the obvious solution for a daemon unable to write its own pid
> file is to patch the daemon.

Well, it's obvious it's the best approach if you're willing to do it. ;-)
As a Debian packager, though, I would most likely just trust the authors
of start-stop-daemon and its --make-pidfile.


Adeodato Simó                                     dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer                                  adeodato at debian.org
The first step on the road to wisdom is the admission of ignorance. The
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