Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc: shutdown -T
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/24/2000 10:05:54
On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

# [greg woods wrote]:
# > No, it's never right.  There maybe should be a generic timeout in the
# > rc.d mechanisms that any "stop" command can *optionally* use.  However
# > it's *never* right to timeout the entire process when the fault is only
# > in a handful of scripts.  All scripts *must* be given the chance to run
# > (unless of course the operator interactively interrupts the process).
# OK, so how _do_ you let an rc.d script timeout?

[greg hands Frederick $5 (apologies if you don't know the joke...)]

# Frederick

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