[Spread-users] Spread shutdown

Daniel Rall dlr at finemaltcoding.com
Fri Aug 17 16:47:07 EDT 2001

Theo Schlossnagle <jesus at omniti.com> writes:

> ...
> The nice thing about this is the following.  If my machine crashes and
> Spread doesn't exit cleanly, there is a chance that the /tmp/#### unix
> domain socket will be left and a new Spread daemon will not start.
> This script can remove the /tmp/#### file before starting spread (as
> it checks to see if it is already running before doing anything it is
> "safe").

Thanks for the useful description.  I'm currently shutting down Spread
via kill, so packaging that up as you indicate will work nicely.


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