2011/6/20 Konstantin Khomoutov <flatw...@users.sourceforge.net>:
> 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)?
If I kill it, I don't even need to `sv start` it. The system will
persist in getting it up again.
> And then you can see it working (`netstat -ntlp`) but can't clone even
> though it appears to listen?
Yes. It appears to be listening properly. Here's the output of
`netstat -ntlp | grep git`:
tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:9418 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 23528/git-daemon
tcp6 0 0 :::9418 :::* LISTEN 23528/git-daemon
>> > 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
I'll check it out. Thanks!
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