[clug] Recompile running program
mbp at sourcefrog.net
Tue Mar 8 11:54:31 GMT 2005
Joel Pearson wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone remembers a talk at Linux conf 2004, where the
> speaker recompiled a running program and told the program to load the new
> code, and not drop any of the connections to it.
>>From memory the speaker had a chess server and he was able to make some
> changes to the chess server, recompile it and tell the running process to
> reload itself. And somehow managing to not drop any of the connections
> (users) to the chess server.
> I think the talk *may* have been the "A tour of my junkcode directory" talk
> by Tridge, but I couldn't find any of the details of this talk.
Yes i think it was.
> It doesn't really matter if I don't find which talk it was. A link to a
> howto/article/whatever that talks about how to recompile running processes
> is all I'm really looking for.
junkcode.samba.org I think.
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