On 01/27/09 14:23, »Q« wrote:
> 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".
Right. I knew, of course (that it won't kill the process). I just didn't
want to bother the NG with the inevitable back and fourth of trying to
convince him of his mistake. Some people just don't make mistakes :-\
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