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Re: bind and syslog



In article <19991214104840.A17293@vip.net.pl> you wrote:

> perhaps it would be better to just make the
> syslogd daemons restart all "affected" programs when doing an upgrade and/or
> restarting the syslog daemon?

That's evil.  Some daemons really want to be long-running regardless of what
is going on around them, like ntpd.

I can't help but ask...

If the server needs to be so stable that bouncing named is considered harmful,
what are you doing upgrading syslogd?

Bdale


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