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Re: s-s-d and manpage updates

Hi Marco, I copied you in case you were (also) unaware of the
improvements in s-s-d.

On Wed, 30 Jan 2008 06:40:25 +0200, Guillem Jover wrote:
> > --- /usr/share/man/man8/start-stop-daemon.8.gz
> > +++ /tmp/startstop-daemon.8.gz.12569	2008-01-28 16:42:20.000000000 -0500
> > +.SH NOTES
> > +.B --exec
> > +can fail to detect a running daemon after the executable is replaced (eg.
> > +during a package upgrade), since the executable is stored with a different
> > +inode.
> > +.
> This I've not merged, as it's not supposed to fail in that case. If there's
> a problem, that'd be a bug in s-s-d, and should probably be fixed.
Ah; my understanding of the --exec problems originated with:

And you soon patched pid_is_exec() to fix that (thanks).


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