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Re: Reducing downtime on system critical services

On Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 02:19:43PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> Actually the best way to do this is for the packages to not stop the
> daemon in the preinst, and restart it in the postinst. This causes
> the problem. If you look at apache and openldapd (the two that I know that
> work right), you will notice that in the postinst (after upgrade) the
> daemons are restarted. That is the Right Way, IMO, and should be proposed
> on -policy.

now that you mention it, that would be the best solution. (and is)
i just never thought of that. but this proves the point of community
developing something, it brings out choices that usually are overlooked.
get a life, get the second one free...

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