[rrd-developers] rrdcached shutdown

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Thu Sep 25 22:02:12 CEST 2008

Today kevin brintnall wrote:

> > > this would make sense to me ... maybe have different behaviour
> > > depending on the signal it gets ?
> >
> > That won't work in this case. You cannot catch SIGKILL.
> We could catch SIGTERM for expedited shutdown and SIGINT for full-flush
> shutdown?  Then, each operator can decide which makes the most sense.

that was the idea, exactly ... since normally when a system goes
down (without K??xxx scripts) it will first send TERM (I think) to
all processes that are still running and a bit later KILL.


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