upgrading binaries with USR2 results in two severs running

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Wed Nov 3 11:49:51 MSK 2010


On Wed, Nov 03, 2010 at 03:22:53AM -0400, megamic wrote:

> Shouldent the original process die after it starts the new process? I
> see another server start up, but the old one hang around:

No.  It should hang around.  Moreever, it should still process 
requests.  If you see new binary successfully started up - you are 
free to instruct old process to shutdown (actually, you are free 
to do it even if you don't see new binary started up - but you 
probably don't want to).

Maxim Dounin

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