cvs commit: src UPDATING

Doug Barton DougB at
Tue Sep 28 14:46:49 PDT 2004

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:

> Doug Barton <dougb at> writes:
>>   Log:
>>   Amend the named chroot update instructions by adding a stop and start
>>   of syslogd. The rc.d/syslogd script has the logic already to create
>>   a socket in the chroot dir, it just needs to be restarted.
> Stopping syslogd for longer than absolutely necessary seems like a bad
> idea to me - much better to just run '/etc/rc.d/syslogd restart' after
> mergemaster.

That's a valid suggestion, if I have to update the instructions again, 
I'll add that. My feeling was that since this is an upgrade cycle 
anyway, perhaps no/little harm will be done.

Feel free to make that change if you feel strongly about it. :)



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