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Re: Restarting Daemons on package install/upgrade.

On Fri, Dec 24, 1999 at 03:59:46PM -0500, Greg Stark wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> writes:
> > On Fri, Dec 24, 1999 at 10:07:38AM +0100, Christian Kurz wrote:
> > > Well this works for people that use the "old" init-style with links in
> > > /etc/rc* and won't work for people like me that use file-rc. Please
> > > provide first a solution for both cases. Then we can send out bugreports
> > > and fix those packages.
> > 
> > I sometimes wish we could settle on some of these key technologies,
> > like the two rc schemes, and inetd versus xinetd. It would make a lot
> > of things similar. Imagine if we had two menu systems. Similar confusion
> > happens with the documentation systems.
> I disagree, I think we should settle on an interface that allows multiple
> implementations. Settling on the sysv init.d would be a tie us to something
> many people despise with a passion. It would make it hard to ever switch to
> anything more flexible.

Wholeheartedly agreed. There is no way for example Debian GNU/Hurd will stay with
sysv forever... it's simply too limiting.


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