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Re: Another solution (was Re: All services that require a restart from libc6 upgrade...)

On 19 Oct 2000, Stephen Zander wrote:

> >>>>> "Steve" == Steve Robbins <steve@nyongwa.montreal.qc.ca> writes:
>     Steve> During the upgrade to 2.1.4, the new libnss_* files get
>     Steve> installed, but the old ones are left.  A running daemon
>     Steve> with the old libc mapped should get the right libnss_*.so,
>     Steve> is it not so?

[ ... ]

> To leave the old NSS libraries lying around, which I believe is the
> core of your suggestion, would require fundamentally changing the
> packaging system as the removal of old files is intrinsic to its
> operation.

Yes, good point.  It certainly seems that restarting daemons is easier
than changing the packaging system.  ;-) I just wanted to be certain that
I understood the problem.


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