[ports/net/isc-dhcp*] Don't stop DHCP related daemons
demelier.david at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 07:13:25 UTC 2010
2010/9/12 Ion-Mihai Tetcu <itetcu at freebsd.org>:
> On Sun, 12 Sep 2010 06:45:47 +0800
> Denny Lin <dennylin93 at hs.ntnu.edu.tw> wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 11:35:43PM +0200, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
>> > On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 4:33 PM, Ion-Mihai Tetcu
>> > <itetcu at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> > > This 'stop the service before we install' seems to be a new
>> > > fashion, usually unneeded/disruptive.
>> > > IMO this should only happen when it's really needed, and with
>> > > some big warning printed.
>> > >
>> > And perhaps with a restart service attempt afterwards? (maybe
>> > interactive as in "do you want me to restart the service y/n?")
>> > Just my 0.02 euros.
>> How about knobs like WITH_STOP_SERVICE and WITH_START_SERVICE for
>> users who wish to avoid the y/n questions?
> We have a standard policy of not auto-starting anything.
> We really don't want a service to be stated automatically after install
> (think: I installed this today, I'll configure it how I need it
> tomorrow, then start the service).
> And you can't really know if it's a new install or an upgrade.
> IOnut - Un^d^dregistered ;) FreeBSD "user"
> "Intellectual Property" is nowhere near as valuable as "Intellect"
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The the policy should to the same for stopping services and do not
auto-stop them because we can't see if it's an upgrade neither.
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