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Re: Announce: script to automatically restart services after update of dependencies

On Mon, 2012-06-18 at 20:40 +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 5:40 PM, Tomas Pospisek wrote:
> > I want to announce restart-services here [1][2]. It's a script
> > that tries to restart all services that have had their
> > dependency packages updated. This is primarily useful when
> > security-relevant libraries get security releases.
> >
> > It's using checkrestart from the debian-goodies package to do
> > most of its work.
> >
> > Together with the unattended-upgrades package it is saving me
> > a lot of system maintenance time, thus I am announcing it here
> > in the hope that it will save others a lot of time as well.
> Sounds useful, maybe put it in the debian-goodies package?

What, yet another feature reserved for those in the know?  Surely we
should be doing this by default.


> Also, please blacklist gdm3 and dbus since restarting them currently
> kills GNOME sessions (and probably other user desktop sessions started
> by gdm3).

Ben Hutchings
If more than one person is responsible for a bug, no one is at fault.

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