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Re: [PATCH] svnserve: write pid a bit earlier?

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2007-10-13 10:02:06 CEST

"David Glasser" <glasser@davidglasser.net> writes:

> svnserve -d -r bla --pid-file .svnserve-pid
> spid=`cat .svnserve-pid`
> run some tests
> kill -9 $spid

I don't object to your change, but all you do is shorten the
race: it's inherent in the pidfile practice. What you want is:

  svnserve -d -r bla --foreground &
  run some tests
  kill -9 $spid

Eric Gillespie <*> epg@pretzelnet.org
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