Re: kernel-package hooks transition
On Mon, 26 Dec 2005 10:45:52 +0100, Sven Luther <email@example.com> said:
> Ok, then this is probably the root of the problem here.
> Kernel-package does call db_stop, before calling the hooks, since it
> has no guarantee that the hooks will behave properly.
Past tense. This has not been the case for a couple of uploads
of kernel-package now.
> I understand that the intention of Manoj was to restore the file
> descriptors in order to have hooks like grub-update be able to send
> output to stdout, not for the other reason Colin mentioned, having
> to deal with daemons. Colin could you giive a bit more detail on how
> this daemon trick works and what the issue is ?
Is this not flogging a dead horse?
> Is it possible that a random kernel hook would be starting such a
> daemon ? right now i don't think this is done, nor is it the job of
> the kernel hooks, but one never knows, and i believe this has to be
> properly documented in the kernel-package documentation.
I see no reason to restrict a hook script from starting a
daemon, but that is neither here nor there.
We don't need no education, we don't need no thought control. Pink
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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