[fpc-pascal] Stopping daemon in linux

Marc Santhoff M.Santhoff at web.de
Sun Nov 8 21:49:31 CET 2009

Am Sonntag, den 08.11.2009, 21:18 +0200 schrieb Wimpie Nortje:
> Hi
> I am writing an application using lazdaemon. How does one stop the 
> daemon gracefully, ie not killing it.
> The wiki says the daemon runs until it receives the TERM signal. THe 
> only way I know to send the TERM signal is using 'kill'. This kills the 
> app rather letting it exit gracefully.

You can send any defined signal using kill. Try:

# kill -TERM <yourdeamon>

for sending the TERM signal. At least FreeBSDs kill works that way. If
yours doesn't try:

$ man kill

Marc Santhoff <M.Santhoff at web.de>

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