Bug#165258: libc6: Should restart services when upgrading from versions prior to 2.3
On Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 12:00:24PM -0400, Aaron M. Ucko wrote:
> Ben Collins <email@example.com> writes:
> > Heh, restart display managers is outside the scope of libc. Restarting
> > services is pushing it enough I think.
> Hmm, I wonder if it would be saner to have some mechanism (perhaps
> just a directory fed to run-parts?) for packages to register
> themselves for the next time this sort of change happens; having libc
> list affected services itself does strike me as a layering violation.
We've been over this before. Problem is, it's almost impossible to tell
which ones will need it till they actually fail. We've generally just
done the libc6 upgreade and wait for bug reports on services that need
to be added to the list.
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