[Lazarus] Linux service

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Nov 27 09:40:50 CET 2013

On Wed, 27 Nov 2013, Antonio Fortuny wrote:

> Hi Folks.
> I have created a service which has to run into Windows and Linux servers. The 
> program runs OK on both OS and the service runs nicely in Windows (32 and 
> 64). I'm only a little bit stuck onto an UBUNTU platform. I've managed to 
> launch and stop the service on an OpenSuse platform (thanks to Michael) using 
> the standard tools startproc and killproc which do correctly teir job inside 
> the service script when using the correct parameters. I'm trying to do the 
> same  in an UBUNTU script using this time start-stop-daemon. No problem to 
> start the service but when stopping I still see the program running (simple 
> ps -ef). Besides this, into the log produced by the service I read that the 
> stop command has been caught and the program definitely reached the last line 
> of the code. Buth the program still hangs somewhere as if the "unload" action 
> didn't wok.
> The run parameter "-r" has been given in the command which launches the 
> program inside the script. Finally I need a kill -9 to get the program out.
> Maybe is this a normal behaviour but I guess not.
> Another question:  should I do something else in the code to have the service 
> unloaded when stop is complete ?

Not from the pascal side.


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