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Re: Allow pidfile(3) to create pidfiles in arbitrary locations

On 23.03.2011 10:32, Julio Merino wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to change pidfile(3) to support creating pidfiles in arbitrary
> locations.
> Use case: I want to add a flag to a program to specify if a pid file should
> to be created or not, and I want such flag to carry the path to such pid
> file.  At the moment, I can't use pidfile(3) for this because it blindly
> hardcodes /var/run.  (More specifically, I want the pid file to be created
> in the current directory for the purposes of a test program that should
> *not* require root privileges.)
> Comments?

None. I just read your patch and did not find any kind of regression
from previous pidfile(3) behaviour, so looks fine to me.

Jean-Yves Migeon

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