[Opendnssec-develop] A NotifyCommand script blocks, what to do?

Rickard Bellgrim rickard at opendnssec.org
Thu Oct 20 11:53:08 UTC 2011

> Is this what we want (let the worker wait until the notify command is
> terminated)? Or do we want the signer daemon to fork off the notify
> command script and continue its process regardless of the result of the
> notify command script? In the latter case, you will get fresh signed
> zone files, but we don't know if they are ever picked up by the name server.

I think that we should wait until the script returns. Forking off
processes, it that case, would just leave us with dead processes
hanging around. The script should have some time outs.

// Rickard

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