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Re: Reducing downtime on system critical services

On Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 03:22:49PM -0700, Joey Hess wrote:
> Will Lowe wrote:
> > Yes, but it occurs in the Policy manual several times. :) 
> Yes, and I read them all before bothering to post at all.
> > http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch3.html
> > 
> > specifically "recommends" using start-stop-daemon, but maybe it should be
> > worded a bit stronger? 
> start-stop-daeomn isn't the issue, the order and which maintainer scripts
> handle restarting daemons is. I still do not see anything in policy that
> lays out one particular way it must be done.

Then I guess the arguement is that it *should* make reccomendations to
this affect. Without it, everyone is copying what all the other packages
(stop, then start). So it is assumed to be the correct practice.


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