Re: [bug] Restarting Daemons on package install/upgrade.
>>>>> "John" == John Hasler <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
John> Karl M. Hegbloom writes:
>> I've noticed that when I install or upgrade a daemon, it's
>> often started up during the postinst regardless of whether I
>> have that service enabled via /etc/rcN.d for the runlevel I am
>> currently in. This is very annoying.
John> A good point.
>> Please, if you maintain a daemon package, fix it, for potato,
>> so that it only restarts if there's a link to the init.d script
>> from the runlevel directory of the current runlevel.
John> How do you suggest that this be done?
How about a simple:
if ps ax | grep $DAEMON | grep -qv grep;
# go ahead and restart the daemon.
# the daemon isn't running right now.