Stuff Michael Meeks is doing
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/devis a good choice - particularly if you happen to be lucky enough to have a
mount --moveto move that into the new system, but that is not everyone. The solution is simple: use
ptrace(a-la gdb) to hook the data out of, (and kill) an already running process. That combined with some duplicate daemon avoidance re-using the same code substantially cleans things up: a much simpler shell-script wrapper, with the hope of killing the wrapper altogether: nice.
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In case it's not painfully obvious: the reflections reflected here are my own; mine, all mine ! and don't reflect the views of Collabora, SUSE, Novell, The Document Foundation, Spaghetti Hurlers (International), or anyone else. It's also important to realise that I'm not in on the Swedish Conspiracy. Occasionally people ask for formal photos for conferences or fun.Michael Meeks (firstname.lastname@example.org)