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

Michael R Sweet msweet at apple.com
Fri Aug 3 09:41:57 PDT 2007

Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hi,
> Michael Sweet [2007-08-02 10:15 -0700]:
>> For N-copy configurations (very rare) you need more than a PID file to
>> track them properly
> Sure, you can do that easily. It's just an option in cupsd.conf after
> all, which is neither a default nor fixed to a particular value. So
> multiple cupsds can just set different pid files in their cupsd.conf.

That still doesn't get around the inherent problems with PID files,
nor does it address management of multiple cupsd's.

Michael R Sweet                        Senior Printing System Engineer

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