packages requiring me to reboot...

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Wed Dec 16 16:56:53 UTC 2009

On Wed, 16 Dec 2009, Chris Adams wrote:

> Once upon a time, Seth Vidal <skvidal at> said:
>> we're talking about the experienced user who is comfortable knowing what
>> does and does not need a reboot.
> It seems though that there is a problem with how the "needs a reboot"
> option is set (and if that is the case, it should be addressed).  For
> example, in the nfs-utils case, what happened to having the %post
> scriptlet do "service foo condrestart"?  Is it impossible to restart the
> daemons?

well nfs restarts have never been likely to work if something is mounted 

but I'm not the nfs expert here - maybe steve dickson can better answer 

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