BoF Protocol

Joshua N Pritikin jpritikin at
Wed Jun 13 03:03:17 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 10:01:32PM +0200, Sven Mueller wrote:
> Regarding the features that should be supported, while I agree that
> "restart" can easily be done by stop+start, reload should be supported
> wherever possible. Be it by specifying a signal (which probably needs a
> way to find the actual daemon's PID if start is done by a short script
> fragment)

In my opinion, the most important advance that we can make from SysV 
style to something else is to avoiding daemonizing processes. If you 
don't daemonize then you always know the PID and start-stop-daemon can 
be retired.

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