Debian Bug report logs - #352554
dpkg: s-s-d tries to kill a PID which has already died

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Package: dpkg; Maintainer for dpkg is Dpkg Developers <>; Source for dpkg is src:dpkg.

Reported by: Justin Pryzby <>

Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 17:03:02 UTC

Severity: minor

Tags: patch

Merged with 157305

Fixed in version dpkg/1.14.15

Done: Guillem Jover <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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On Mar 02, Justin Pryzby <> wrote:

> What do you think about using s-s-d --exec /sbin/udevd instead of
> --name?  This seems more safe (although the problem is still not
--exec is bad and nobody should use it, ever.
I stopped long ago because it caused too many problems.

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