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Re: should installed daemons automatically restart upon upgrade?



On Wed, Oct 06, 1999 at 12:14:11AM +0200, Ingo Saitz wrote:
> Perhaps every postinst shold do something like this:
>   if test -e /etc/rc`runlevel | cut -d\  -f2`.d/S??$DAEMON; then
>     /etc/init.d/$DAEMON start
>   fi

This doesn't work for people using file-rc (which uses files to describe
runlevels instead of directories and symlinks).

Cheers,
aj, who'd love to see a proper way of doing that

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