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Re: Really, ...

Salvo Tomaselli <tiposchi@tiscali.it> writes:

> Just opened a bug[1] about the issue, since many daemons use start-stop-
> daemon, fixing it there would solve many race conditions.

> [1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=694980

You can't call waitpid on processes that aren't your children.

start-stop-daemon already supports waiting for processes to exit when
stopping them.  See the --retry option.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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