Listening UNIX socket is not deleted when stopping Unicorn?

Iñaki Baz Castillo ibc at
Mon Dec 28 05:39:56 EST 2009

El Lunes, 28 de Diciembre de 2009, Eric Wong escribió:
> Otherwise it's subject to race conditions where the socket
> owned by a new/replacement process gets its socket unlinked.
> Currently Unicorn unlinks any existing socket on the FS before
> attempting to bind to it for the following reasons:
> * I consider this less error-prone, especially when people aren't
>   storing sockets in a directory that's cleared on reboots (like /tmp).
> * This can also be desirable behavior since it can be used to do
>   transparent upgrades/binary replacements in cases where it's less
>   convenient to use USR2+QUIT,  if you're switching between Ruby
>   installations for example.

ok, understood. Thanks. 

Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc at>

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