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  1. Puppet
  2. PUP-6829

Improve agent mutex on Windows

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Normal
    • Resolution: Won't Do
    • Affects Version/s: PUP 4.7.1
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Windows
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      Description

      Current behaviour:

      • puppet agent on Windows starts ruby.exe, that takes some time to launch, then ruby checks for an existing agent PID file and exits if puppet agent is already running

      Suggestion:

      • Improve this so that puppet agent exits immediately. The time to launch ruby can be significant (~12 seconds on our Windows 2008 vmpooler VMs) and may cause complications with newer PE features that run puppet on demand.

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            Reporter:
            james.stocks James Stocks
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