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Re: rc.d - no support for python scripts

Thomas Klausner writes:
> Hi!

Hello Thomas,

> I wanted to run a python service using an rc.d script. It knows to write a pid file, but that is not good enough for our rc.d system. It complains:
> # /etc/rc.d/syncserver stop                                                                                                                  
> syncserver not running? (check /home/wiz/Projects/syncserver/
> I think this happens because the executable is not called “syncserver” but is started using a python2.7 binary. So I tried setting
> command_interpreter="/home/wiz/Projects/syncserver/local/bin/python2.7"
> but then I got
> /etc/rc.d/syncserver: WARNING: $command_interpreter /home/wiz/Projects/syncserver/local/bin/python2.7 != /bin/sh
> Is there a way to get python programs running nicely with rc.d and pid support (i.e. “status” and “stop” support)?
> [...]

Was `command' adjusted too to the path of the script?
Can you please share the possible problematic rc.d script?

pkgsrc/chat/miniircd/files/ is a possible example (but it
doesn't use any pidfile).

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