[cups.development] [RFE] STR #2465: support writing a PID file

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Thu Aug 2 10:15:10 PDT 2007

[STR Closed w/o Resolution]

We have no desire to add support for PID files to the standard CUPS

For the typical configuration with 1 copy of cupsd running, they offer no
benefits and can still lead to the wrong process getting killed, even with
a process name check.

For N-copy configurations (very rare) you need more than a PID file to
track them properly, and even then I would recommend using a supervisor
process that manages the cupsd processes instead.

Link: http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2465
Version:  -feature
Fix Version: Will Not Fix

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