Re: Not stopping daemons, where are we?
In article <20080701223517.GB2670@dario.dodds.net> you wrote:
>> I mean the pending-write case is the most obvious. But what about resolver
>> caches, VPNs and the like?
> What kind of data loss do you expect to arise from shutting down a VPN
> client without giving it time to save state?
I dont expect any data loss - hopefully protocols are not that
optimistic/broken. But with unclean shutdown you can affect external parties
with unexected errors. Like resolver problems, user not found and similiar