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Re: Reboot in postinst

On 20 Jan 2005 14:45:52 -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net>
>Yes.  Debian packages are supposed to be able to be installed and
>start working without requiring any reboots.  We've made this work
>pretty well for libc and all kinds of hard cases; you can make it work
>for yours too I'm sure.

This prompts a question I have been wanting to ask for ages: When a
security update for, say, libc6, libssl or libz is installed, do I
need to restart services or not? That's one of the question you ask
three people and get five different answers.


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