Podcast Producer - Man Pages - pcastctl

By: Richard Glaser, University of Utah - Revised: 2009-07-17 richard

pcastctl(8)               BSD System Manager's Manual              pcastctl(8)

     pcastctl -- Podcast Producer daemons control interface

     pcastctl status target on|off|start|stop|restart

     The available options are as follows:

     status                         print status of running daemons

     target                         affect a[gent] or s[erver] daemon

     start|stop|restart             explicitly start/stop/restart daemon.
                                    Note that 'restart' will kill all
                                    instances of a given daemon, as will
                                    'stop' if none is specified in the pid

     0 Completed succesfully.

     1 Action failed

     10 Not run as root.

     50 Target not recognized: use 'a', or 's'.

     51 Action not recognized: use start|stop|restart

     52 Executables not found; may need to reinstall Podcast Producer.

     53 Process directory not found; may need to reinstall Mac OS X.

     54 Timeout waiting for action to complete.

     55 Launchd manipulation failure.

             Podcast Producer agent daemon

             Podcast Producer server daemon

             Podcast Producer agent process ID

             Podcast Producer server process ID

             Launchd agent daemon control file

             Launchd server daemon control file

     status of Podcast Producer agent daemon

           $ pcastctl agent status

     edit launchd configuration to launch server on system startup

           $ pcastctl server on

     Warning: Warning: ## copies of (pcastagentd|pcastserverd) already running

     Trying to launch another daemon when one or more already running; will
            usually succeed, but may cause unpredictable behavior.
     See also RETURN VALUES, above.

     Error: failed to launch (executable)

     Tried to start/restart a give daemon, but failed.

     Error: process 'executable' not currently running

     Tried to kill a process which did not exist.

     pcast(1) launchd(8)

     This program was first introduced in Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard".  It was
     inspired by xgridctl(8).

     pcastctl(8) uses kill -TERM to allow the daemons a chance to die grace-
     fully; there is currently no way to force a kill -KILL.

     Bug reports can be sent to bugreport.apple.com

     Feedback can be sent to podcastproducer@apple.com

Mac OS                        September 29, 2004                        Mac OS