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(ITS#8228) avoid clobbering a valid pid file

Full_Name: Ryan Tandy
Version: master
OS: Debian
Submission from: (NULL) (
Submitted by: ryan

Forwarding a feature request from <https://bugs.debian.org/375067>:

It would be nice if slapd would notice an existing pid file pointing at a live
process, and refuse to overwrite it.

Starting slapd twice with the same pidfile is certainly user error, but it seems
like it should be preventable.