Fwd: Graphical Shutdown

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Mon Sep 17 18:29:25 UTC 2007

On Mon, 17 Sep 2007 12:12:05 -0600
Richi Plana <myfedora at richip.dhs.org> wrote:

> If we don't necessarily have to "shut down" the service when shutting
> down, do you mean that services should just do the proper thing when
> sent the appropriate signal(7)? Like a uniform way of being signalled
> to shut down? (an analogy would be destructors in OOP)

Many of the services just simply kill the pid.  The final part of a
system shutdown would take care of that.  The added time to run the
service script and source all the functions and display words to the
screen is just needless overhead.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?
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