Slow shutdown in dependency-based boot system

Sven Joachim svenjoac at
Wed Jul 16 08:47:52 UTC 2008

On 2008-07-15 23:29 +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:

> 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!

Correction: it is, not
Since has to be run after portmap, the only way
out seems to add to the list of files that are not to be
deleted.  I've patched /lib/init/ and filed #491059 for

> The bug is #490985.

I've submitted a patch for that as well.


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