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Re: Checking for services to be restarted on a default Debian installation

On 08.09.2014 07:33, David Prévot wrote:
> Le 07/09/2014 10:54, Paul Wise a écrit :
>> On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 9:30 PM, David Prévot wrote:
>>> How does it work if the upgrade run in the background? Will all
>>> needed service be restarted without asking? (If so, the gdm3
>>> restart issue may be a blocker).
>> Not sure what you mean by 'in the background'
> I meant if a tool that take care of upgrading automatically
> packages in the background (e.g., unattended-upgrades) is installed
> and running.

You can use cron-apt, unattended-upgrades and made your own.
I like this unattended-upgrades.

-- Riku

>> but there is an option to automatically restart services, the
>> default is to ask (via debconf) for each service, defaulting each
>> package to restart.
> That’s another annoying thing: even if it looks like a debconf
> screen, it doesn’t seem to offer it’s advantages, and doesn’t seem
> translated nor translatable (which is a must according to policy
> 3.9.1). That package seems pretty young, not much used (comparing
> its popcon with the unattended-upgrades’ one), and even if its goal
> is valuable, I’m not convinced that pushing it into the default
> install less than two months before the freeze is really a good
> idea.
> Maybe the maintainers could have shed some light, but maybe they’re
> not even aware of this thread.
> Regards
> David

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