Re: /var/state or /var/lock ? Re: debian & UPS support
Jozef Hitzinger wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Aug 1999, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> > Think it's a good idea? This would let powstatd work correctly
> > with UPS unit that don't ignore the kill signal when the power is
> > on.
> That's exactly how smartupstools will handle it. I can't think of a better
It turns out that powstatd checks the status again on the serial
line before sending the kill signal, so I _could_ do without
this. However, it takes 11 seconds to do this, which makes the
`halt' sequence longer by that much. So I might add the file
> > What file should I `touch' and then remove? /var/lock/powstatd or
> > /var/state/powstatd?
> Since /var/state will be gone, I think something like
> /var/lib/<yourpackage>/<markfile> should be ok.
Oh yeah, right. Thanks.