[Samba] SerNet Samba Updates

Björn Jacke bj at SerNet.DE
Mon Sep 20 14:42:43 MDT 2010

On 2010-09-20 at 15:33 +0100 Moray Henderson sent off:
> Thanks to all at SerNet for the timely updates to your Samba packages!
> Your CentOS rpms do not automatically restart Samba after an update, so
> "yum update" must be followed by "service smb restart".  Is this a
> deliberate design?

yes it is. The idea was that a service restart especially in the case where
data loss can be triggered by a restart is something which should be done
intentionally and abslutely intended by the admin herself.

> Most RHEL/Fedora daemon packages include a "service x condrestart" in
> the postinstall script, so that yum updates can be completely automatic.

that's actually a good point. We'll think about adding a condrestart, too ...

SerNet GmbH, Bahnhofsallee 1b, 37081 Göttingen
phone: +49-551-370000-0, fax: +49-551-370000-9
AG Göttingen, HRB 2816, GF: Dr. Johannes Loxen
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 198 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.samba.org/pipermail/samba/attachments/20100920/581c6261/attachment.pgp>

More information about the samba mailing list