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Re: Reboot in postinst

On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 03:09:46PM -0300, Diogo Kollross wrote:
> Is there a problem in using something like
>   shutdown -r now
> inside a postinst script of a package?


  Even if the package requires a reboot to work you should let the
 administrator choose when that should be done.

  (Even kernel upgrades, or module upgrades, draw the line at this
 they just tell you a reboot is "strongly recommended").

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