portupgrade and daemons.

Kay Lehmann kay_lehmann at web.de
Sun May 23 06:21:58 PDT 2004

Lars Thegler wrote:
> net/smokeping stops a running daemon in its pkg-deinstall script. It 
> doesn't restart it after upgrade, though. Not sure whether that is a 
> good idea anyway.
> /Lars

I would think so, too. We shouldn't do such things automatically, since 
there may be important changes in configs, etc. This should be done by 
the admin himself. FreeBSD does not need to treat its users as dummies 
and try to do everything automatically and in the background.


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