[Gross] Pidfile and daemonization
eino at utu.fi
Tue Apr 15 20:30:55 EEST 2008
Nuutti Kotivuori wrote:
> So, I'd like to request either pidfile creation - or the ability to
> not-daemonize and still log to syslog.
As I've never been a fan of pidfiles I want to know exactly what do you
expect grossd to do with pidfiles:
1. should grossd check if the pidfile already exists?
2. should grossd remove the pidfile before exiting?
FWIW, I always use pgrep et al, it's more reliable than pidfiles, which
could end up being stale.
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