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

John Dickinson jad at sinodun.com
Fri Oct 21 14:29:17 UTC 2011

On 21 Oct 2011, at 08:56, Matthijs Mekking wrote:

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> On 10/20/2011 01:53 PM, Rickard Bellgrim wrote:
>>> 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.
> Note that we do not have control of the scripts.

Could we require the user to specify a timeout for the script?

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