[stunnel-users] How do I kill stunnel?
grante at visi.com
Wed Jun 25 16:57:39 CEST 2008
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?
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