On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 02:17:44PM -0300, Vinicius Massuchetto wrote:

> >> I'm currently restarting services with the `sv start/stop` command
> >> line, and killing service process to ensure it got reloaded.
> > I don't understand the meaning of this sentence--are you claiming that
> > restarting the git-daemon service fixes the problem?
> > Does it fixe the problem temporarily?  Does not fix it at all?
> No. It doesn't fix anything. Sorry for not saying that my
> understanding of this syslog error is that another git-daemon instance
> is already running on port 9418, as netstat says. That's why I tried
> to kill it.
> So, both of these actions will log this message into syslog:
> $sv stop git-daemon; sv start git-daemon
> $kill -9 <git daemon pids>
So you mean if you kill -9 the git-daemon and then `sv start` it, it
logs the above message to syslog (that it can't bind to a socket)?
And then you can see it working (`netstat -ntlp`) but can't clone even
though it appears to listen?

> > 2) Try running git-daemon from inetd.  Note that in order for this to
> >   work you surely should not have the daemon running.
> You got any suggested link or configuration set for this?
The "EXAMPLES" section of the git-daemon man page contains exactly the
line which should work OK with openbsd-inetd which is the default inetd
implementation in Debian IIRC.
You just paste that line to /etc/inetd.conf and do
# invoke-rc.d openbsd-inetd restart

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