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Re: Allow pidfile(3) to create pidfiles in arbitrary locations
On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 09:26:01AM +0100, Julio Merino wrote:
> On a second thought, I have updated the change to consider paths with an
> explicit '.pid' extension to be considered relative. Otherwise, I'd expect
> confusion if the value to pidfile(3) was provided blindly from a
> user-provided parameter (like in foo -p foo.pid) and the pid file was created
> in /var/run. The "only" way to get the old behavior is to just provide a
> basename (e.g. foo -p foo).
Probably be better to assume /var/run unless the filename contains a '/'.
So you'd need -p ./foo.pid to get a file in the current directory.
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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