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Bug#131844: marked as done ([S-S-D] start-stop-daemon: a "--check" option?)

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Package: dpkg
Version: 1.9.18
Severity: wishlist

It would be useful to have a "--check" option in addition to the "--start"
and "--stop" options that would simply check if the given process is running
and return a true/false result.

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> Is start-stop-daemon --test not sufficient for these purposes?

I would say it is.  Closing.
Thomas Hood

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