[OpenWrt-Devel] [Babel-users] [PATCH] babeld: use procd to start, stop, and respawn

John Crispin blogic at openwrt.org
Tue Sep 9 15:45:45 EDT 2014

On 09/09/2014 21:16, Juliusz Chroboczek wrote:
>> i did not actually read the thread, but if there is a bug i would like
>> to know regardless of wonky /dev/null workarounds ... so procd refuses
>> to start service instances with no cmdline parameters ? or did i
>> understand the bug incorrectly?
> No, there appears to be no way to pass the empty string as a parameter to
> a daemon started by procd.
> I.e., we need the equivalent of the following shell command:
>    babeld -I ''

ok, i think felix's patch is not enough in that case, i'll look into it
in the morning

>> additionally i recommend respawn + setting procd to generate core dumps
>> for babel if the daemon is flaky.
> It's rock solid.  Which is why we're unable to debug the root issue -- the
> crashes happen very seldom.
ok, enable core dumps by default so that when it does crash you get the

> -- Juliusz
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