rsync process life cycle

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Sep 5 17:24:59 GMT 2005

On Mon, Aug 29, 2005 at 03:34:58PM -0500, Steve Sether wrote:
> My question is, which process kills which process?  Does the receiver
> kill the generator, or vice versa?

The generator spawns the receiver and later sends it a signal when it is
time to exit (after the receiver has sent a message to the generator
that it's work is completed).  The receiver should be in its final
"waiting to die" loop at that point.


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