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From Colm MacCarthaigh <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] graceful restart bug as opportunity
Date Wed, 27 Jul 2005 14:23:17 GMT
On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 09:01:53AM -0400, Bill Stoddard wrote:
> +1.  Ken Coar and I have looked into the need for a 'graceful shutdown' and 
> there may even be a patch posted to the dev list using an IPC (so long ago 
> I don't recall the exact details). Freeing up SIGWINCH sounds like a good 
> solution.

Thanks, I found this;

And an ensuing discussion about the no-good-signal-free problem ;) 

Looking at it there, the patch seems like it would work, except I think
the way the listeners are kept open by the children needs some changing,
so that the listening ports can be unbound immediately (like sshd does
on shutdown, for a good example).

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