Restarting services

Vasil Dimov vd at FreeBSD.org
Mon Sep 25 02:26:49 PDT 2006


On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 10:35:15AM +0200, Erwin Van de Velde wrote:
[...]
> In my opinion, it 
> would be less error-prone than hoping for the administrator to remember 
> restarting all updated services...

IMHO in this case the administrator should be changed,
not the way ports operate. Building idiot-proof system is impossible and
leads to the:

Shaw's Principle:
        Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will
want to use it.

-- 
Vasil Dimov
gro.DSBeerF at dv
%
It is a simple task to make things complex, but a complex
task to make them simple.
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