Slow shutdown in dependency-based boot system

Sven Joachim svenjoac at
Tue Jul 15 21:29:55 UTC 2008

On 2008-07-15 23:23 +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:

> [Sven Joachim]
>> The portmap init script is broken, it uses `pidof portmap` as the pid to
>> check instead of using start-stop-daemon's --pidfile option.  I'll file
>> a bugreport on that.
> How annoying.  I provided a patch for portmap to get it to write a pid
> file, and must have messed up.  Patches to get this working is most
> welcome. :)

I tried to fix portmap's initscript, only to discover that starts after portmap and deletes its pidfile.
How embarrassing!

The bug is #490985.


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