chiark / gitweb /
man: drop reference to file locking for PID file creation from daemon(7)
authorLennart Poettering <lennart@poettering.net>
Thu, 22 May 2014 07:15:56 +0000 (16:15 +0900)
committerLennart Poettering <lennart@poettering.net>
Thu, 22 May 2014 07:15:56 +0000 (16:15 +0900)
File locking is usually a bad idea, don't suggest using it.

man/daemon.xml

index b1f43f5..202b80e 100644 (file)
                                 it is verified at the same time that
                                 the PID previously stored in the PID
                                 file no longer exists or belongs to a
-                                foreign process. Commonly, some kind of
-                                file locking is employed to implement
-                                this logic.</para></listitem>
+                                foreign process.</para></listitem>
 
                                 <listitem><para>In the daemon process,
                                 drop privileges, if possible and