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Re: (ITS#4233) gentle shutdowns fail when server has syncrepl clients

--On Monday, December 05, 2005 2:49 PM -0800 Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> 

>> On the whole, I have to say that gentle shutdowns really don't work
>> very well, at least in my production environment.  Since they only
>> stop incoming connections, persistent clients like Apple OS X
>> directory services crud will hang on forever too (and even with a 30
>> second idletimeout, they manage to hang on for 20-30 minutes).  I was
>> wondering if a possibility that might be more useful is to let
>> existing connections finish their current operation (search, write, or
>> whatever), and then disconnect them..
> That is what a normal shutdown does. Again, why are you using gentlehup?

I'm not anymore. ;)  I was thinking normal shutdowns terminated things even 
if they were in progress, but I guess not.


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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