lfs-bootscripts 2.0.2 (long)

Nathan Coulson conathan at conet.dyndns.org
Fri Mar 26 07:00:07 PST 2004

> Nathan Coulson wrote:
>> sorry about the readme.  It only contains how to use the /etc/sysconfig
>> configuration scripts.  [as you already said].  Once I get some of my
>> homework out of the way, I'll see if I can expand the documentation
>> now if I can figure out how to confirm bugs...
>> for the record, the reason why killproc is unsuitable for mysql, is when
>> you dont use sysvinit's pidof program.  [it always sticks mysql's main
>> daemon at the front of the list (no clue why)].  [I guess some people
>> prefer to use psmisc's, or whatever it was called, which sorts it in
>> numerical order].
> I think that the question here is: what is the "pidof" program supposed to
> do? The documentation states nothing about the order in which PIDs are
> returned. By arguing to use sysvinit's "pidof" program just because it
> makes the old mysql initscript happy, you tell us to rely upon the
> undocumented behavior. That's bad.


>> oh well, at least that can be cleard up in the future.  [going to see if
>> we can handle the PID files]
> That would be the proper solution.
> --
> Alexander E. Patrakov

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