In <news:20090127151534.3deef...@bellgrove.remarqs.net>,
»Q« <boxc...@gmx.net> wrote:

> In <news:zemdnquqdo8ap-lunz2dnuvz_hodn...@mozilla.org>,
> Mark Hansen <m...@nospamwinfirst.com> wrote:
> 
> > If after closing the application, it is still found in the
> > task manager, isn't the process is still running? (Yes, it is).
> > 
> > Are you sure you want to suggest that he can delete the lock file
> > at this point?
> > 
> > Won't simply deleting the lock file allow a new process to start
> > even while one process is still running - possibly resulting in
> > corrupted profile data?
> 
> You're completely right.  If the process can't be killed, rebooting
> would be a better idea than deleting the lockfile while the process is
> still running.  (I wouldn't have bothered with a "you're right" post
> if there weren't somebody else apparently still claiming the lockfile
                                                         ^^^
> will kill the process;  it won't.)

That should have read "claiming that deleting the lockfile".

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