Plans for LFS-6.3
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 19:41:21 PDT 2007
Dan Nicholson wrote:
> Fixing pidofproc to actually do the right thing w.r.t pid files.
> Dennis Perkins actually put that part together. The other change he
> does there is make the pid list local and echo it back. This is
> slightly different and possibly not backwards compatible since the
> current behavior has the other *proc() functions just using the global
> pidlist variable created in pidofproc.
> I prefer Dennis' way and can fix the functions to catch the result in
> it's own variable, but it could break existing scripts which call
> pidofproc directly. In most cases, though, pidofproc is being called
> indirectly through loadproc or statusproc.
I did a grep of the bootscripts in both BLFS and LFS and the only files
that mention pidofproc are:
[bdubbs@~/LFS/trunk/bootscripts]$ grep -rl pidofproc *|grep -v svn
[bdubbs@~/BLFS/trunk/bootscripts]$ grep -r pidofproc *|grep -v svn
So if these files are all made consistent, there shouldn't be any problem.
As far as user's custom scripts go, I'd think a prudent user would check
them all when upgrading to a new version of LFS.
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