r.c.ladan at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 02:14:54 PDT 2006
2006/9/25, Erwin Van de Velde <erwin.vandevelde at ua.ac.be>:
> Dear all,
> Almost every port containing a service stops the service before updating but
> does not restart it afterwards. I was wondering how difficult it can be to
> restart the updated service after installing the files? In my opinion, it
> would be less error-prone than hoping for the administrator to remember
> restarting all updated services...
> While this depends on every port maintainer, a general guideline about this
> would help and encourage maintainers to do this.
Sometimes the configuration changes, making it inadvisable to
automatically restart the service. But automatic restarting should be
possible/desirable (IMO) if the configuration remains the same.
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