Re: Automatically restart daemons
Matt Kern wrote:
> Thank you all for your comments about the message I posted. However, I
> feel that you have, without exception, missed the point. I am well aware
> that the prescribed way of restarting a daemon is to use the init.d
> scripts; I was kind of hoping for some feedback on whether it was a
> useful idea to embed reload code into the config files, and whether we
> might employ it. The example I showed was from a machine that isn't
> really Debian, and hence did not use the init.d scripts.
Well, what specifcally would the advantage of that be? Since you need
to reload the servers at other times, the install script can just call
the reload script.