Re: Not stopping daemons, where are we?
On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 02:27:44AM +0200, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> 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
Please explain why these third parties are doing something so braindead as
to rely on the VPN connection only ever disappearing gracefully.
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