[PATCH] run uuidgen --ensure in the init script

Matthew Johnson dbus at matthew.ath.cx
Fri Oct 20 03:10:47 PDT 2006

On Thu, 19 Oct 2006, John (J5) Palmieri wrote:

> The stop for rc.messagebus.in just does a killall so I used the same
> convention.  I mean rc.messagebus.in seems broken in many cases such as
> not cleaning up the pid file.  messagebus.in is the more sane Red Hat
> style scripts.  Perhaps someone who doesn't use the Red Hat style
> scripts should fix it up.

Debian has the wonderful start-stop-daemon, which will track PID files
for you if the application doesn't, or use the application's ones, and
will generally Do The Right Thing. Not sure if other distros have
equivilent things.

Matthew Johnson

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