Re: unattended-upgrades by default?
On Fri, Nov 04, 2016 at 02:56:59PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Quoting Guido Günther (2016-11-04 12:26:51)
> > We should also enable needsrestart, whatmaps, checkrestart or similar
> > to restart affected services after these upgrades otherwise the e.g.
> > openssl update might go without effect until openssh, bind,
> > <younameit> get restarted manually or rebooted.
> needrestart (notice: only one "s") works out of the box, hooking into
> APT by scanning after each APT run and emitting warnings both in APT
> session and (with needrestart-session installed) in X11 user session.
I meant needrestart and looks like the most featurefull of the three.
> checkrestart is in package debian-goodies. I don't use it but believe
> it is not integrated with default APT package handling workflow.
> I was unaware of whatmaps. Thanks for promoting that, Guido. Seems
> from its package description that it doesn't integrate with APT out of
> the box either - is that correct?
It integrates with apt by creating a interim restart script which is
then run automatically after the upgrade via DPkg::Pre-Install-Pkgs and