Re: Not stopping daemons, where are we?
Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> Also, note that sendsigs now (since Lenny) will wait for up to 10
> seconds for processes to die after the SIGTERM before sending SIGKILL.
> The period can be extended if it proves to be too short, but in most
> cases I have seen, processes have died within 2-3 seconds.
I still don't understand why a SIGTERM is needed. If proper cleanup is not
needed, why not just SIGKILL and be done with it? Is there a real reason?