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Re: gentlehup

At 01:44 PM 2002-08-14, Howard Chu wrote:
>More on soft restarts... Not sure if I already sent this out.
>We can get a seamless restart if we fork/exec a new copy of slapd that
>the currently open listener sockets.

Note that forking pthread applications is non-portable...

One approach would be to use the surrogate parent (see
back-shell) for establishment of the new server... figuring
out how to pass the listener sockets is, however, likely
an issue.