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

Mark Hindley mark at hindley.org.uk
Wed Mar 29 16:48:04 BST 2023

This single hunk on top of 3.06-2 fixes pidof following multiple symlinks for me
when invoked as 

 pidof $(which vi)

Markus, can you confirm that works for you?

Since it is a regression since bullseye, it seems a suitable targeted fix to
attempt for bookworm.

Thanks to everybody.

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