[launchd-dev] Question about missing plists

Jerry Krinock jerry at ieee.org
Fri Aug 6 12:56:21 PDT 2010

On 2010 Aug 06, at 12:05, Dreamcat4 wrote:

> What happens if a launchd service is not brought down (with launchtctl
> unload -w), but instead its plist file is deleted?

The task remains loaded will run its program if its trigger occurs, until…

> the next system reboot, what will happen?

Then the task cannot load and will no longer be active.

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