[collectd] Bug#422208: /etc/init.d/collectd doesn't stop all the daemons

Bas Zoetekouw bas at debian.org
Wed Aug 8 23:15:21 CEST 2007

Hi Sebastian!

You wrote:

> Starting with version 4 the code which writes to the RRD files caches updates
> to the files. In large setups the cache size might get quite big and a large
> amount of data might have to be flushed when shutting down the daemon.

In that case, it's even more important for the init script not to exit
before thc process is properly terminated.  If the script exists right
away during a shutdown for example, the processes will get killed
automatically, possibly without having written all data to disk.


Kind regards,
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