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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@attglobal.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] get worker to wait for workers to exit even for graceless
Date Wed, 01 May 2002 14:33:57 GMT
"Sander Striker" <striker@apache.org> writes:

> >> Meaning? (I hope there isn't a short timeout on the join).
> > 
> > meaning that the parent process will give up on us ever exiting and
> > will send SIGKILL
> > 
> > there is no timeout on the join
> > 
> >> I think it is perfectly acceptable to wait for the server to shutdown.
> > 
> > The long-standing design is that the parent process first tries
> > sending SIGTERM to children but will give up after a while and send
> > SIGKILL if the child is hung somewhere.
> 
> How long is 'a while'?  If this is 'long enough' this will certainly
> fall under 'acceptable'.

6-7 seconds, I think

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Jeff Trawick | trawick@attglobal.net
Born in Roswell... married an alien...

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