Bug#1033311: sysvinit-utils: pidof not always returning a pid when using the full path to a program

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Wed Mar 29 03:46:30 BST 2023

On Tue, 28 Mar 2023, The Wanderer wrote:

>cases of its own; for example, is there any possibility of this leading
>to indefinitely following a symlink cycle that loops back on itself? If

ELOOP is a thing.

>Any such patch should probably be carefully considered to make sure it
>doesn't introduce a problem as bad as or worse than the one being fixed.

So business as usual, then.

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