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Re: approaching release

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 13:49:08 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 3 Apr 2007, Yang Tse wrote:

> It would be very nice to have testsuite servers sockfilt.c sws.c tftpd.c
> implement signal handling in a way that allows them to TERMinate without
> leaving behind open sockets.

They can't leave open sockets once they terminate. The problem with these are
not sockets left open, the problem is that the test servers are sometimes left
*running* after the test suite is done (and thus they also keep sockets open

> If it should be done for this release or not is another matter, but I vote
> for it.

These problems have existed for a very long time and while I certainly would
like to see them fixed, I don't think there's any major problem with having
them around a while more.

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