[ovs-git] [openvswitch/ovs] 1bc137: daemon-unix: Use same name for original or restart...

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  Branch: refs/heads/branch-2.10
  Home:   https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs
  Commit: 1bc1377c731383e677a15f9f3591ed609e550ea4
  Author: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
  Date:   2018-09-06 (Thu, 06 Sep 2018)

  Changed paths:
    M lib/daemon-unix.c

  Log Message:
  daemon-unix: Use same name for original or restarted children.

Linux has an idea of process name that is visible in /proc/$pid/comm.  This
is "ovs-vswitchd" for a freshly started ovs-vswitchd process.  When the
monitor code restarted a crash child, it changed it to the empty string.
This confused the daemon_is_running check in ovs-lib.in, which checks
comm.  This commit fixes the problem by setting the program name as comm
in newly restarted children.

VMware-BZ: #2191724
Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
Acked-by: Gurucharan Shetty <guru at ovn.org>

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