Re: [fwAnalog] [fwd: Bug#292069: a fwanalog process should not be allowed to run twice with the same configuration file]

From: Jérôme Warnier (
Date: Fri Feb 04 2005 - 23:08:17 CET

Le vendredi 04 février 2005 ŕ 20:23 +0100, Luca Pasquali a écrit :
> On Thu, 03 Feb 2005, Emanuele Rocca wrote:
> > Any comments?
> > fwanalog should check at startup that an already-running process is not
> > already started with the same configuration file, because otherwise it
> > gets stuck while trying to access some files.
> I just think it is an admin responsability to check if fwanalog is already
> running i.e. stupid things like running fwanalog by hand while the cronjob
> still runs.

Sorry, but the problem here is that fwanalog never finishes, and the following cronjob (24h later) launches without checking anything. That's stupid.
I wouldn't mind if the cronjob checked that itself, but the best thing would still be that fwanalog check it by himself.

> cheers,

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