[ports/net/isc-dhcp*] Don't stop DHCP related daemons

Chip Camden sterling at camdensoftware.com
Wed Sep 15 15:16:02 UTC 2010

Quoth Greg Byshenk on Wednesday, 15 September 2010:
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 06:22:24PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> [...]
> > I can think of at least one more scenario off the top of my head. You 
> > want to run the new version of the service the next time the box is 
> > restarted for whatever reason, but the update is not so critical that it 
> > justifies restarting the system immediately.
> Do 'you' (generic) -really- want to do this? 'This', in this case
> being making a change without testing what will happen when the
> machine or service is next restarted?  One of the things I've
> learned is that things aren't always perfect, and, if I change 
> service <X> in some way, then I want to test that .../rc.d/<X>
> actually does what I want/expect next time it runs.
> As I noted before, if by chance something is wrong, I want to
> know -now-, while the server/service is being maintained, not at
> some random later date.
> I am not coming down on either side of the 'automation' issue, as 
> I think that I can see points on both sides; I'm just suggesting
> that this argument is not a good one.
> -- 
> greg byshenk  -  gbyshenk at byshenk.net  -  Leiden, NL
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Please don't automatically stop/start anything that might be critical.
I've had enough of Windows' automatic reboots after automatic upgrades,
and I never want to go back.

Sterling (Chip) Camden    | sterling at camdensoftware.com | 2048D/3A978E4F
http://camdensoftware.com | http://chipstips.com        | http://chipsquips.com
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