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Re: init file questions

On Jun 21, 99 23:30:10 -0400, Jim Knoble wrote:
> The language of `reload' and `force-reload' bothers me a bit.  There
> must be a better way of distinguishing between the actions, especially
> if `force-reload' is required (and hence is more likely to be used) and
> `reload' is not (and hence less likely).
> How about the following instead:
>   soft-reload => cause the service to reread its configuration iff
>                  supported (same as `reload' above)
>   reload      => cause the service to perform `refresh' above if it's
>                  supported, otherwise perform `restart' (same as
>                  `force-reload' above).

I like this much more than the other way round. 



Markus Rex    (msrex@suse.de)                                      SuSE GmbH

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