I agree w/Chris.

Though, you can monitor for a shutdown using sigaction() as well, and I like that better, because the program will respond to a *CNTRLD end immediately (rather than waiting til the next time it happens to check %shtdn)

But, I agree.. if you're coding a server/daemon/service/nep (all different words for the same thing) you really need to check for shutdown.

On 3/7/2012 2:02 PM, Chris Bipes wrote:

IMHO if you write a Sever or Never Ending Program, you should have
the shutdown coded or be shot.

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