[stunnel-users] How do I kill stunnel?
roam at ringlet.net
Wed Jun 25 17:38:22 CEST 2008
On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 02:57:39PM +0000, Grant Edwards wrote:
> I've got an application that starts stunnel using equivalent of
> a fork/exec. The stunnel process then appears to fork off
> multiple copies of itself.
> Before the application exits, it needs to stop stunnel. I send
> a SIGINT to the PID that was created using the fork, but only
> the first "master" copy terminates -- the master stunnel
> process doesn't terminate its children when it exits. So I end
> up with a bunch of "orphaned" stunnel processes. They're not
> zombies, they're process that are either in state R or S
> (runnable or sleeping).
> How do I tell stunnel to not only terminate, but to terminate
> whatever child processes it has created?
If you have built stunnel with libwrap support, chances are high
that the patch from this message might help you:
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This would easier understand fewer had omitted.
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