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Re: Bug#719673: ITP: needrestart -- needrestart checks which daemons need to be restarted after library upgrades



2013/8/22 Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org>:
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
>
>> By the way, I have always been puzzled with checkrestart being a part of
>> the package containing a set of random tools.  I mean, the
>> discoverability of checkrestart is exactly zero, and one have to stumble
>> on a random blog post to even know this useful tool exists.
>
> In an ideal world it would be part of PackageKit (and or apt).
PackageKit can do that ;-) It has a plugin to check for shared
libraries in use, I just haven't tested in yet. It should show the
names of services which need to be restarted after a security update.
This info is at least shown on the command line (and only for security updates).
Cheers,
    Matthias

2013/8/22 Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org>:
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
>
>> By the way, I have always been puzzled with checkrestart being a part of
>> the package containing a set of random tools.  I mean, the
>> discoverability of checkrestart is exactly zero, and one have to stumble
>> on a random blog post to even know this useful tool exists.
>
> In an ideal world it would be part of PackageKit (and or apt).
>
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> pabs
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